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Definition 1: a meeting of people for consultation - [noun denoting group]

Samples where council or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • emergency council

(council is a kind of ...) a formally arranged gathering

"next year the meeting will be in Chicago" "the meeting elected a chairperson"

(... is a kind of council ) a council at which indigenous peoples of southern Africa meet to discuss some important question

(... is a kind of council ) a Pashto term for a decision making assembly of male elders

"most criminal cases are handled by a tribal Jirga rather than by laws or police"

(... is a kind of council ) a council of or with Native Americans

(... is a kind of council ) a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business

(council is a member of ...) a member of a council

Definition 2: a body serving in an administrative capacity - [noun denoting group]

Samples where council or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • student council

(council is a kind of ...) a unit with administrative responsibilities

(... is a kind of council ) an elected governmental council in a communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)

(... is a kind of council ) (chiefly Brit) a council representing employer and employees of a plant or business to discuss working conditions etc; also: a committee representing the workers elected to negotiate with management about grievances and wages etc

(... is a kind of council ) an advisory council to a ruler (especially to the British Crown)

(... is a kind of council ) a village council in India or southern Pakistan

(... is a kind of council ) a council that shares the supreme executive power

(... is a kind of council ) a municipal body that can pass ordinances and appropriate funds etc.

(... is a kind of council ) a council consisting of permanent representatives of all the member countries of NATO; has political authority and powers of decision

(... is a kind of council ) a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for economic and social conditions

(... is a kind of council ) a permanent council of the United Nations that commissions a country (or countries) to undertake the administration of a territory

(... is a kind of council ) a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace

(... is a kind of council ) the supreme judicial and ecclesiastical council of ancient Jerusalem

(... is a kind of council ) a council with representatives from different nations

Definition 3: (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine - [noun denoting group]

(council is a kind of ...) a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose

(... is a kind of council ) each of two councils of the Roman Catholic Church

(... is a kind of council ) a council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine and abolished various ecclesiastical abuses and strengthened the papacy

(... is a kind of council ) the council in 1431-1439 that concentrated on the elimination of heresies and on reforms within the Roman Catholic Church

(... is a kind of council ) the council in 1414-1418 that succeeded in ending the Great Schism in the Roman Catholic Church

(... is a kind of council ) the council in 1311-1313 that dealt with alleged crimes of the Knights Templar, planned a new crusade, and took on the reformation of the clergy

(... is a kind of council ) the council in 1274 that effected a temporary reunion of the Greek Orthodox with the Roman Catholic Church

(... is a kind of council ) the council of the Western Church in 1245 that excommunicated Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and planned a new crusade against the Holy Land

(... is a kind of council ) any of five general councils of the Western Catholic Church that were held in the Lateran Palace

(... is a kind of council ) the council in 869 that condemned Photius who had become the patriarch of Constantinople without approval from the Vatican, thereby precipitating the schism between the eastern and western churches

(... is a kind of council ) (early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline

"the first seven councils through 787 are considered to be ecumenical councils by both the Roman Catholic church and the Eastern Orthodox church but the next fourteen councils are considered ecumenical only by the Roman Catholic church"

(council belongs to category ...) a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

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