counselor

counselorship; esp. Brit., counsellorship, n.
/kown"seuh leuhr/, n.
1. a person who counsels; adviser.
2. a faculty member who advises students on personal and academic problems, career choices, and the like.
3. an assistant at a children's camp, often a high-school or college student, who supervises a group of children or directs a particular activity, as nature study or a sport.
4. a lawyer, esp. a trial lawyer; counselor-at-law.
5. an official of an embassy or legation who ranks below an ambassador or minister.
Also, esp. Brit., counsellor.
[1175-1225; ME counseiler < AF cunseiler, cunseiliour, OF conseilleor. See COUNSEL, -EUR, -ER2, -OR2]
Syn. 4. counsel, advocate, attorney; solicitor, barrister.

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