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Adviser vs. Counsel

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Advisernoun

one who advises

Counselnoun

The exchange of opinions and advice especially in legal issues; consultation.

Advisernoun

One who advises.

Counselnoun

Exercise of judgment; prudence.

Advisernoun

an expert who gives advice;

‘an adviser helped students select their courses’; ‘the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala’;

Counselnoun

Advice; guidance.

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Adviser

An adviser or advisor is normally a person with more and deeper knowledge in a specific area and usually also includes persons with cross-functional and multidisciplinary expertise. An adviser's role is that of a mentor or guide and differs categorically from that of a task-specific consultant.

Counselnoun

Deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan.

Counselnoun

(obsolete) A secret opinion or purpose; a private matter.

Counselnoun

A lawyer, as in Queen's Counsel (QC).

Counselverb

To give advice, especially professional advice.

‘The lawyer counselled his client to remain silent.’; ‘Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals counsel clients.’;

Counselverb

To recommend

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Counselnoun

Interchange of opinions; mutual advising; consultation.

‘All the chief priest and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus, to put him to death.’;

Counselnoun

Examination of consequences; exercise of deliberate judgment; prudence.

‘They all confess, therefore, in the working of that first cause, that counsel is used.’;

Counselnoun

Result of consultation; advice; instruction.

‘I like thy counsel; well hast thou advised.’; ‘It was ill counsel had misled the girl.’;

Counselnoun

Deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan.

‘The counsel of the Lord standeth forever.’; ‘The counsels of the wicked are deceit.’;

Counselnoun

A secret opinion or purpose; a private matter.

‘Thilke lord . . . to whom no counsel may be hid.’;

Counselnoun

One who gives advice, especially in legal matters; one professionally engaged in the trial or management of a cause in court; also, collectively, the legal advocates united in the management of a case; as, the defendant has able counsel.

‘The King found his counsel as refractory as his judges.’; ‘The players can not keep counsel: they 'll tell all.’;

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Counselverb

To give advice to; to advice, admonish, or instruct, as a person.

‘Good sir, I do in friendship counsel youTo leave this place.’;

Counselverb

To advise or recommend, as an act or course.

‘They who counsel war.’; ‘Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb,Counseled ignoble ease and peaceful sloth.’;

Counselnoun

a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Counselnoun

something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

Counselverb

give advice to;

‘The teacher counsels troubled students’; ‘The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud’;

Counsel

A counsel or a counsellor at law is a person who gives advice and deals with various issues, particularly in legal matters. It is a title often used interchangeably with the title of lawyer.

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