council / counsel / consul

council / counsel / consul
   A council is a group of people called together to meet on an issue: The school board council meets every Thursday evening.
   Counsel is advice: I always go to Clyde for counsel on the tough decision in my life.
   A consul is a diplomat appointed to protect the citizens and commercial interests of one country in another: If you need help starting a business in France, talk to the US consul in Paris.

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  • council / counsel / consul —    A council is a group of people called together to meet on an issue: The school board council meets every Thursday evening.    Counsel is advice: I always go to Clyde for counsel on the tough decision in my life.    A consul is a diplomat… …   Confused words

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