Quick answer
"Council" is a noun which is often translated as "el consejo", and "town hall" is a noun which is often translated as "el ayuntamiento". Learn more about the difference between "council" and "town hall" below.
council(
kaun
-
suhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (committee)
a. el consejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The artist received a grant from the Arts Council.El artista recibió una subvención del Consejo de Artes.
2. (local legislative body)
a. el concejo municipal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The council could not reach an agreement on the building of the new school.El concejo municipal no llegó a un acuerdo respecto de la construcción de la nueva escuela.
b. el ayuntamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We have been in contact with the council about the demolition of the public library.Nos hemos comunicado con el ayuntamiento en relación con la demolición de la biblioteca pública.
c. el concejo deliberante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
The secretary of our labor union has been elected to the council of Avellaneda.La secretaria de nuestro sindicato resultó electa miembro del concejo deliberante de Avellaneda.
3. (religious)
a. el concilio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The second Vatican Council met between 1962 and 1965.El segundo Concilio Vaticano se reunió entre 1962 y 1965.
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town hall(
taun
 
hal
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el ayuntamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is a demonstration at town hall this weekend to protest the proposed skyscraper.Hay una manifestación en el ayuntamiento este fin de semana para protestar contra el rascacielos propuesto.
b. la municipalidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Reporters arrived at town hall and demanded to speak with the mayor.Los reporteros llegaron a la municipalidad y exigieron hablar con el alcalde.
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