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Not surprisingly, Adrina's first appearance at the war council caused a stir, even more than Tristan's inclusion. TREASON KEEP (2001)It's all I can do to squeeze enough out of the council to run the scout cars. FOOLS GOLD (2001)He wasn't particularly surprised at the idea of corruption on the local council. LOST SUMMER (2001)
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British English: council /ˈkaʊnsəl/ NOUN
A council is a group of people elected to govern a town or other area.
The city council has decided to build a new school.
- American English: council
- Arabic: مَجْلِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: conselho grupo de pessoas
- Chinese: 政务会
- Croatian: vijeće
- Czech: rada úřad
- Danish: råd forsamling
- Dutch: raad
- European Spanish: ayuntamiento municipio
- Finnish: neuvosto
- French: conseil réunion
- German: Sitzung
- Greek: συμβούλιο
- Italian: consiglio
- Japanese: 審議会
- Korean: 회의 회의
- Norwegian: råd
- Polish: rada posiedzenie
- European Portuguese: conselho grupo de pessoas
- Romanian: consiliuclădire
- Russian: совет собрание
- Spanish: concejo
- Swedish: kommunfullmäktige
- Thai: สภาท้องถิ่น
- Turkish: meclis belediye vb
- Ukrainian: рада
- Vietnamese: hội đồng
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