English to Afrikaans Meaning :: council

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Council :
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Noun(1) a body serving in an administrative capacity(2) (Christianity(3) a meeting of people for consultation

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(1) A report was given on the council meeting which was attended by two members of the guild.(2) This marked the first time Ireland had served on the council since 1981.(3) He said that he had been on the council for 37 years and no issue had ever received as much consultation and debate.(4) She is scheduled to formally open the advisory council 's standing committee meeting on Thursday.(5) council chamber(6) Although nominally only an advisory body, the council 's decisions are viewed in practice as binding and ignored by the government at its own peril.(7) He said it had not been possible to find a source of substantial funding to operate the vessel and, as a result, it would place a big burden on the council .(8) A few hours after the letter was posted on the council 's Web site, someone decided to take it down.(9) Stepping up the pressure on the council , White House officials said they wanted negotiations wrapped up quickly.(10) The staffing of the facility and the ongoing monitoring and reporting costs will also represent a continuing draw on the council 's resources.(11) Call a family council at some other time to work out such problems.(12) parish council(13) He has considerable years of experience on the council ; I feel he could do an excellent job as mayor.(14) This is exactly the reason why the Jerusalem council was called or convened.(15) She has no business in a family council only open to family members.(16) Incredibly, however, many on the council still refused to admit that the whole problem was the hundred acre coal fire merrily burning beneath the town.
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Noun
1. local authority ::
plaaslike owerheid
2. advisory body ::
adviserende liggaam
3. meeting ::
vergadering
Different Forms
council, councilor, councilors, councils
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

The king is at
the small council meeting, my lord.

The king is at the small COUNCIL meeting, my lord.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 5


- on the king\'s council, I will never know.
- I\'ve taken enough of your time.

- on the king's COUNCIL, I will never know. - I've taken enough of your time.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4


in the small council chamber.
A meeting has been called.

in the small COUNCIL chamber. A meeting has been called.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 5


And he attended three Small Council
meetings in 17 years.

And he attended three Small Council meetings in 17 years.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 3


Lord Tywin, it\'s a great honour to have
been granted a seat on this council. I...

Lord Tywin, it's a great honour to have been granted a seat on this COUNCIL. I...

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 6


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