counsellor


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counsellor

(US), counselor
1. a person, such as a social worker, who is involved in counselling
2. US a lawyer, esp one who conducts cases in court; attorney
3. a senior British diplomatic officer
4. a US diplomatic officer ranking just below an ambassador or minister
5. a person who advises students or others on personal problems or academic and occupational choice
References in classic literature ?
Besides, counsellors are not commonly so united, but that one counsellor, keepeth sentinel over another; so that if any do counsel out of faction or private ends, it commonly comes to the king's ear.
He is Sir William Felton, who, with my unworthy self, is the chief counsellor of the prince, he being high steward and I the seneschal of Aquitaine.
I am ready," quoth Reason, "to rest with thee ever so that Conscience be our counsellor.
Yes, Polemarchus, but surely not in the use of money; for you do not want a just man to be your counsellor the purchase or sale of a horse; a man who is knowing about horses would be better for that, would he not?
Let him esteem Nature a perpetual counsellor, and her perfections the exact measure of our deviations.
There, as it should be, the druggist is a counsellor, a confessor, an adviser, an able and willing missionary and mentor whose learning is respected, whose occult wisdom is venerated and whose medicine is often poured, untasted, into the gutter.