counsel

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counsel(
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sihl
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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. (advice)
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).
If only I had heeded his counsel, I wouldn't be in this situation.Si hubiera hecho caso a su consejo, no estaría en esta situación.
2. (legal)
a. el abogado
(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).
, la abogada
(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).
Derek was the defense counsel for the detainees.Derek fue el abogado defensor de los detenidos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to advise)
a. aconsejar
The monk counseled the musician to continue his musical career.El monje le aconsejó al músico que continuara con su carrera musical.
4. (to give psychological help)
a. brindar orientación
Doctor Hanks counseled him after the shooting.El Dr. Hanks le brindó orientación después del tiroteo.
5. (to recommend)
a. recomendar
My grandmother counseled me to crochet to relieve my stress.Me abuela me recomendó que hiciera ganchillo para aliviar el estrés.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to advise)
a. aconsejar
Saint Augustine counseled against a literal interpretation of the Scriptures.San Agustín aconsejó no interpretar la Sagrada Escritura de forma literal.
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counsel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (advice)
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).
he's someone who keeps his own counselsiempre se reserva su opinión
2. (law)
a.
counsel for the defenseabogado(a) defensor(ora)
counsel for the prosecutionfiscal mf
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (advise)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. aconsejar
4. (give psychological help to)
a. proporcionar apoyo psicológico a
to counsel somebody to do somethingaconsejar a alguien que haga algo
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counsel [ˈkaʊnsəl]
noun
1 (advice) consejo (m)
to hold/take counsel (with sb) about sth consultar or pedir consejo (a algn) sobre algo; to keep one's own counsel guardar silencio; a counsel of perfection un ideal imposible
2 (Jur) (pl inv) abogadoaabogada (m) (f);a abogada
counsel for the defence (Britain) abogadoaabogada (m) (f) defensoradefensora;a abogada a defensora counsel for the prosecution (Britain) fiscal (m); Queen's or King's Counsel (Britain) abogadoaabogada (m) (f) del Estado;a abogada
transitive verb
[+person] aconsejar; (Med) etc orientar; [+prudence etc] recomendar
to counsel sb to do sth aconsejar a algn que haga algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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