counselor

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

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.

Derived termsEdit

  • community counseling
  • rehabilitation counseling
  • marriage counseling
  • family counseling
  • school counseling
  • mental health counseling
  • college counseling

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 16:35