1. noun
1) (advice: He'll give you good counsel on your problems.) råd, tilråding
2) (a barrister or advocate: counsel for the defence.) advokat, sakfører
2. verb
(to advise; to recommend.) råde, tilråde, gi råd
subst. \/ˈkaʊns(ə)l\/
1) råd, tilråding
a piece of counsel
et råd
2) rådslagning, drøfting, samråd
3) beslutning, plan, handlingsplan
4) (gammeldags) klokhet, forsiktighet
5) juridisk rådgiver
6) (i flertall: counsel) advokat, sakfører
counsel for the plaintiff
saksøkerens advokat
when the jury had heard counsel on both sides
da juryen hadde hørt begge partenes advokater
a counsel of despair en siste utvei, en fortvilelsens utvei
counsel of perfection uoppnåelig ideal
keep one's own counsel holde sine tanker for seg selv, holde sine planer for seg selv, tie stille
take counsel rådføre seg, rådslå
take counsel of one's pillow (gammeldags) sove på saken
take counsel's opinion konsultere en advokat, rådføre seg med en advokat
take counsel with rådføre seg med
they took counsel with themselves
de rådslo med hverandre
verb \/ˈkaʊns(ə)l\/
1) gi råd, gi råd til, råde
2) tilråde, mane til
counsel patience
mane til tålmodighet
3) (foreldet) rådføre seg med, rådslå

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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