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Council in general means a body that has the right to give advice or to administer.

It could also mean:

In politics:

  • Borough Council, a form of local government in the United Kingdom
  • City council, a form of local government
  • Community council, the most local official representative bodies in Scotland and Wales
  • Council (country subdivision), a local government area in Australia
  • County council, a council that governs a county in the British Isles
  • Municipal council, a subdivision of France
  • Town council, a democratically elected form of government for small municipalities or parishes

Specific organizations:

Places:

In other fields:

  • Ecumenical council, a meeting of the bishops of the whole church convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice
  • "The Council" (Enterprise episode), a third season episode of Star Trek: Enterprise
  • Workers' council, a council composed of working class or proletarian members
  • Works council, a "shop-floor" organization representing workers

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