counselor

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From Old French conseillier, from Latin consiliator, agent noun from consilior (I take counsel), from consilium (plan, council, wisdom, advice)

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counselor (plural counselors) (US, alternative in Canada)

  1. A professional who counsels people, especially on personal problems.
  2. A licensed and professionally trained counselor.
  3. (education) A school counselor, often in a specialty such as careers, education, or health.
  4. (law) A counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law or counsellor-at-law is an attorney.
  5. (politics) A high ranking diplomat, usually just below an ambassador or minister.
  6. (leisure) A children’s supervisor, usually at camp.

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