council
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council(
kaun
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suhl
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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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council
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (organization)
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).
Council of EuropeConsejo de Europa
2. (local government; of town)
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).
3. (of region, county)
a. la autoridades regionales, ≃ diputación provincial
(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).
council house≃ vivienda de protección oficial
council tax≃ contribución urbana
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council [ˈkaʊnsl]
noun
1 (committee) consejo (m); junta (f); (Rel) concilio (m)
2 (in local government) concejo (m) municipal
city/town council ayuntamiento (m); you should write to the council about it deberías escribir al ayuntamiento acerca de eso; the council should move the rubbish les corresponde a los servicios municipales recoger la basura
3 (meeting) reunión (f); sesión (f)
council of war consejo (m) de guerra
modifier
Council of Europe (n) Consejo (m) de Europa
council flat (n) (Britain) piso (m) or departamento (m) de protección oficial; (LAm)
council house (n) (Britain) casa (f) de protección oficial
council housing (n) (Britain) viviendas (f) de protección oficial
council (housing) estate (n) (Britain) urbanización (f) or barrio (m) de viviendas de protección oficial
council meeting (n) pleno (m) municipal
Council of Ministers (n) Consejo (m) de Ministros de la Unión Europea; (de la Unión Europea)
...the next meeting of the EC Council of Ministers
council tax (n) (Britain) impuesto municipal
council tenant (n) (Britain) inquilinoainquilina (m) (f) (de una vivienda de protección oficial);a inquilina
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "council"
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student council
el consejo de estudiantes
city council
el concejo municipal
town council
el ayuntamiento
city council member
concejal
local council
el ayuntamiento
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