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council

US [ˈkaʊns(ə)l]
UK ['kaʊns(ə)l]
  • n.(市、郡等的)政务委员会;市政(或地方管理)服务机构
  • Web理事会;议会;会议
Plural Form:councils  
council
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n.
1.
(市、郡等的)政务委员会,地方议会a group of people who are elected to govern an area such as a city or county
a city/county/borough/district council
市╱郡╱自治市╱区政务委员会
She's on the local council.
她是地方议会的议员。
a council member/meeting
政务委员会委员╱会议
2.
市政(或地方管理)服务机构the organization that provides services in a city or county, for example education, houses, libraries, etc.
council workers/services
市政工作人员╱部门
3.
(顾问、立法、研究、基金等)委员会a group of people chosen to give advice, make rules, do research, provide money, etc.
the Medical Research Council
医学研究会
In Britain, the Arts Council gives grants to theatres.
英国的艺术委员会向剧院提供资金。
4.
(尤指旧时讨论采取什么行动的)协商会议(especially in the past) a formal meeting to discuss what action to take in a particular situation
The King held a council at Nottingham from 14 to 19 October 1330.
国王于 1330 年 10 月 14 日至 19 日在诺丁汉召集协商会议。

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