how to pronounce counsel


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counsel is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of counsel in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… had the benefit of counsel a lawyer …”

meaning of counsel

Counsel means to give advice or to give a formal opinion.

counsel frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word counsel occurs in english on average 10.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics counsel can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that counsel can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with counsel


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