Council may refer to:


In politics

In other fields

  • Arts council, a government or private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts
  • Bar council, a professional body that regulates the profession of barristers together with the Inns of Court
  • Buddhist councils, important historical events in the history of Buddhism
  • Council (Boy Scouts), a non-profit private corporation within Boy Scouts of America
  • Ecumenical council, a meeting of the bishops of the whole church convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice
  • Floyd Council, an American blues musician
  • Student council, a student organization present in many elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities
  • Synod in a Christian church
  • University Council running a university
  • Works council, a body representing the workers of a plant, factory, etc., elected to negotiate with the management about working conditions, wages, etc.
  • Youth council, an example of youth voice engaged in youth-led decision-making

In United States geography

See also

  • Accreditation Council (disambiguation)
  • Advisory Council (disambiguation)
  • Affairs Council (disambiguation)
  • American Council (disambiguation)
  • Australian Council (disambiguation)
  • Canadian Council (disambiguation)
  • Christian Council (disambiguation)
  • Common Council (disambiguation)
  • Consul
  • Cooperation Council (disambiguation)
  • Council High School (disambiguation)
  • Council house (disambiguation)
  • Council of Elders (disambiguation)
  • Crown Council (disambiguation)
  • Dance Council (disambiguation)
  • Danish Council (disambiguation)
  • Defence Council (disambiguation)
  • Dental Council (disambiguation)
  • District council (disambiguation)
  • Dutch Council (disambiguation)
  • European Council (disambiguation)
  • Examinations Council (disambiguation)
  • Executive Council (disambiguation)
  • Federal Council (disambiguation)
  • Federation Council (disambiguation)
  • French Council (disambiguation)
  • Funding Council (disambiguation)
  • General council (disambiguation)
  • General Teaching Council (disambiguation)
  • Grand Council (disambiguation)
  • High Council (disambiguation)
  • Hong Kong Council (disambiguation)
  • Indian Council (disambiguation)
  • International Council (disambiguation)
  • Iraqi Council (disambiguation)
  • Legislative Council
  • Local Council (disambiguation)
  • Medical Council (disambiguation)
  • Military Council (disambiguation)
  • Muslim Council (disambiguation)
  • National Council (disambiguation)
  • Olympic Council (disambiguation)
  • Policy Council (disambiguation)
  • Polish Council (disambiguation)
  • Pontifical Council
  • Press Council (disambiguation)
  • Regional Council (disambiguation)
  • Restoration Council (disambiguation)
  • Revolutionary Council (disambiguation)
  • Scottish Council (disambiguation)
  • Shire Council
  • State Council (disambiguation)
  • Supreme Council (disambiguation)
  • The Council (disambiguation)
  • United Nations Security Council
  • Valley Council (disambiguation)
  • Vietnamese Council (disambiguation)
  • World Council (disambiguation)

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  • Council — Coun cil (koun s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L. concilium; con + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call, and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. {Conciliate}. This word is often confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.] [1913 Webster] 1. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • council — coun‧cil [ˈkaʊnsl] noun [countable] 1. a group of people that are chosen to make rules, laws, or decisions, or to give advice: • the council for civil liberties ˈworks ˌcouncil HUMAN RESOURCES an organization in a company where employers and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Council — ist das englische Wort für Rat; Ratsversammlung, Kollegium, Gemeinderat/Stadtrat oder (im Kontext der römisch katholischen Kirche) Konzil der Name von Floyd Council (1911–1976), US amerikanischer Blues Gitarrist, Mandolinenspieler und Sänger Orte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Council — coun·cil / kau̇n səl/ n: a governmental body: as a: a group elected as a legislative body city council b: an administrative body council on aging c: an executive body whose members are equal in power and authority co …   Law dictionary

  • Council —   [kaʊnsl, englisch] der, s/ s, mehrköpfiges Beratungsorgan, Ratsversammlung auf allen Regierungs und Verwaltungsstufen. In Großbritannien Cabinet Council, Kabinettsrat, Privy Council, geheimer Staatsrat der Krone (hat nur noch Bedeutung als… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • council — [koun′səl] n. [ME counceil < OFr concile < L concilium, group of people, meeting < com , together + calere, to call (see CLAMOR); confused in form and meaning in ME with COUNSEL] 1. a group of people called together for consultation,… …   English World dictionary

  • Council — Council, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Council, ID — U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • council — council, counsel 1. These are now distinct words and are only distantly related. A council is an administrative body or meeting, and its members are councillors. Counsel is advice given formally and often professionally; counsel or a counsel is a …   Modern English usage

  • council — (n.) early 12c., from Anglo Fr. cuncile, from O.N.Fr. concilie (O.Fr. concile, 12c.) assembly; council meeting; body of counsellors, from L. concilium group of people, meeting, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + calare to call (see CLAIM… …   Etymology dictionary

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