Counsellor

  • 1 counsellor — coun‧sel‧lor [ˈkaʊnslə ǁ ər] , counselor noun [countable] someone whose job is to help or advise people comˌmercial ˈcounsellor JOBS COMMERCE someone who represents their country abroad and advises companies on trade between the two countries;… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 counsellor — One engaged in the practice of law; lawyer; advocate. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. counsellor …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 counsellor — n. same as {counselor}. Syn: counselor. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 counsellor — early 13c., from O.Fr. conseillier (Mod.Fr. conseiller), from L. consilator, agent noun from consiliare, from consilium (see COUNSEL (Cf. counsel)). Meaning one who gives professional legal advice is from 1530s. Psychological sense (marriage… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 counsellor — (US counselor) ► NOUN 1) a person trained to give guidance on personal or psychological problems. 2) a senior officer in the diplomatic service. 3) (also counselor at law) US & Irish a barrister …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 counsellor — n. adviser 1) a guidance counsellor 2) a counsellor to (a counsellor to the ambassador) * * * [ kaʊns(ə)lə] a [ adviser ] guidance counsellor a counsellor to (a counsellor to the ambassador) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 counsellor — [[t]ka͟ʊnsələ(r)[/t]] counsellors N COUNT A counsellor is a person whose job is to give advice to people who need it, especially advice on their personal problems. Children who have suffered like this should see a counsellor experienced in… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 counsellor — (US counselor) noun 1》 a person trained to give guidance on personal, social, or psychological problems. 2》 a senior officer in the diplomatic service. 3》 (also counselor at law) US & Irish a barrister. Usage The words counsellor and councillor… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 9 counsellor — /ˈkaʊnsələ / (say kownsuhluh) noun 1. someone who counsels; an adviser. 2. US Law a lawyer, especially a trial lawyer. 3. a high ranking officer in a diplomatic mission. 4. Also, school counsellor. a professional psychologist employed in a school …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 counsellor — n. (US counselor) 1 a person who gives counsel; an adviser. 2 a person trained to give guidance on personal, social, or psychological problems (marriage guidance counsellor). 3 a senior officer in the diplomatic service. 4 a (also counselor at… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 counsellor — (esp. BrE) (AmE usually counselor) noun person trained to advise or help people ADJECTIVE ▪ accredited (BrE), certified (AmE), professional, trained ▪ credit (AmE), debt (BrE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 counsellor — coun|sel|lor BrE counselor AmE [ˈkaunsələ US ər] n someone whose job is to help and support people with problems ▪ Have you thought of seeing a counsellor? student/marriage guidance/stress etc counsellor …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 counsellor */ — UK [ˈkaʊns(ə)lə(r)] / US [ˈkaʊnsələr] noun [countable] Word forms counsellor : singular counsellor plural counsellors 1) someone whose job is to give advice and help to people with problems 2) American someone who looks after children at a summer …

    English dictionary

  • 14 counsellor — Counselor Coun sel*or (koun s[e^]l*[ e]r), n. [Written also {counsellor}.] [OE. conseiler, F. conseiller, fr. L. consiliarius, fr. consilium counsel.] 1. One who counsels; an adviser. [1913 Webster] Can he that speaks with the tongue of an enemy… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Counsellor —    An adviser (Prov. 11:14; 15:22), a king s state counsellor (2 Sam. 15:12). Used once of the Messiah (Isa. 9:6). In Mark 15:43, Luke 23:50, the word probably means a member of the Jewish Sanhedrim …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 16 counsellor —    one who seeks to advise those suffering misfortune    Literally, anyone giving advice and, specifically in America, a lawyer, but not always:     I wish you d take my advice and see a Counsellor. Everyone wants me to see a shrink, she burst… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 17 counsellor — BrE, counselor AmE noun (C) someone whose job is to help and support people with problems: Have you thought of seeing a counsellor? see lawyer …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 counsellor — konsultantas statusas T sritis Švietimas ir mokslas apibrėžtis Asmuo, teikiantis kvalifikuotus patarimus. atitikmenys: angl. consultant; counsellor pranc. conseiller, m; consultant, m …

    Aiškinamasis kvalifikacijų sistemos terminų žodynas

  • 19 counsellor — noun see counselor …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 counsellor — Used of the coming Messiah (Isa. 9:6, NRSV, REB; Isa. 9:5, NJB) and of the Holy Spirit in John 14:16, where RSV uses it to translate the Greek paraclete; but NRSV and REB prefer ‘advocate’ literally one who is called to stand beside the defendant …

    Dictionary of the Bible