Meaning of counselor

coun•se•lor

Pronunciation: (koun'su-lur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who counsels; adviser.
  2. a faculty member who advises students on personal and academic problems, career choices, and the like.
  3. an assistant at a children's camp, often a high-school or college student, who supervises a group of children or directs a particular activity, as nature study or a sport.
  4. a lawyer, esp. a trial lawyer; counselor-at-law.
  5. an official of an embassy or legation who ranks below an ambassador or minister.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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