counselor counselor  /ˈkaʊn sə lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who gives advice about problems
  2. (n) someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
  3. (n) a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Usage(s):

  1. It's looking at the kid as a whole that makes a great counselor different from a run-of-the-mill counselor.
  2. Transcending doctrine and denomination, he served as the nation's spiritual counselor and made America safe for public testimonies of faith.
  3. Wounded at a Day Camp: Mindy Finkelstein, 16, was working as a counselor at a children's day camp at the North Valley Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills, Calif.

News

  1. TC board hires new guidance counselor

    FAIRLAND — In looking for a new guidance counselor at Triton Central High School, the Northwestern Consolidated School District found someone with experience and dynamism to move the department forward.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Shelbyville News

  2. Hickenlooper legal adviser James Eklund named director of Colorado Water Conservation Board

    James Eklund, a legal counselor to Gov. John Hickenlooper and former assistant state attorney general, has been named the new director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, according to a news release issued Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boulder Daily Camera

  3. Former counselor busted for child porn

    A former Bloomfield camp counselor has been arrested on child pornography charges, police said.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WTNH-TV New Haven

Quotes

  1. "Over the past several years, I've had the honor to call Teddy a colleague, a counselor and a friend," Obama said from the Blue Heron Farm on Martha's Vineyard. "And even though we have known this day was coming for some time now, we awaited...
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. Prince Philip wrote on one occasion: "If invited, I will always do my utmost to help you and Charles to the best of my ability, but I am quite ready to concede that I have no talents as a marriage counselor!!!"
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Prince Philip Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I always look back and am amused," Reyes said, recalling his school days. "I was tagged as (one day) being a chicken farmer (and) a high school counselor said I was good with my hands and could be a welder."
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Silvestre Reyes Source: Guardian Unlimited

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