county council


county council
noun (in the UK) the elected governing body of an administrative county.
Derivatives
county councillor noun

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  • county council — county councils N COUNT: oft in names after n A county council is an organization which runs local government in a county in Britain. ...Devon County Council …   English dictionary

  • county council — n a group of people who are elected to the local government of a county, especially in Britain ▪ Kent County Council …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • county council — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) the elected governing body of an administrative county. DERIVATIVES county councillor noun …   English terms dictionary

  • county council — noun count in the U.K. and some U.S. counties, a group of people who are elected to govern a county …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • County-Council — (engl., spr. kauntĭ kaunßĭl, abgekürzt C. C., »Grafschaftsrat«), etwa soviel wie Kreisausschuß, ist nach der Neuordnung der örtlichen Verwaltung in England (1888) das leitende Organ der Grafschaftsverwaltung, dessen Mitglieder von den… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • County council — A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county. This term has slightly different meanings in different countries. Contents 1 United Kingdom 1.1 England 1.1.1 History 1.1.2 2009 r …   Wikipedia

  • county council — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms county council : singular county council plural county councils in the UK and some US counties, a group of people who are elected to govern a county …   English dictionary

  • county council — /kaʊnti ˈkaʊnsəl/ (say kowntee kownsuhl) noun 1. (in NSW) a body elected or appointed to administer some particular activity or activities relating to a specific county (def. 3). 2. British a body elected to administer the public affairs of a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • county council — noun (C) an organization consisting of a group of people who are elected to organize schools, housing etc, in a county in Britain …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • county council — noun the elected governing body of a county • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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