Associations to the word «Council»


COUNCIL, noun. A committee that leads or governs (e.g. city council, student council).
COUNCIL, noun. Discussion or deliberation.
COUNCIL AREA, noun. An administrative subdivision in Scotland, commonly referred to as a county.
COUNCIL ESTATE, noun. (British) A housing estate consisting, entirely or principally, of council housing
COUNCIL ESTATES, noun. Plural of council estate
COUNCIL HOUSE, noun. (UK) (Ireland) A house built and operated by local town councils, usually of relatively low price and lived in by the working class
COUNCIL HOUSES, noun. Plural of council house
COUNCIL HOUSING, noun. (UK) (Ireland) Housing built and and operated by local town councils.
COUNCIL TAX, noun. (UK) The taxation paid towards the local government

Dictionary definition

COUNCIL, noun. A body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council".
COUNCIL, noun. (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine.
COUNCIL, noun. A meeting of people for consultation; "emergency council".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King