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town council

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Officials
town councilˌtown ˈcouncil noun [countable] especially British English  PGOan elected group of people who are responsible for public areas and services, such as roads, parks etc, in a particular towntown councillor noun [countable]
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town councilThe next step in the process is set for the August 20 town council meeting.Sliding it by the town council, however, was another matter.Her room was always full of flowers and cards from her patients and from the town council.The ruling has been attacked by local shopkeepers and by a member of the town council.For many years he was a member of the town council of Lincoln and in 1858-9 was chief magistrate.Similarly, the town council of Leicester ordered that at least one member of every household should attend sermons twice a week.But last week, the town council unanimously rejected her request to officially add the tilde.The town council arranged the funeral and the guild members attended in a secondary role.
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