♦ counsel

♦ counsel
♦ counsel /ˈkaʊnsl/
n.
1 [u] (form.) consiglio; parere; consulenza: to give good counsel, dare buoni consigli; to take counsel, sentire un parere; consultarsi (con q.); to take counsel together, consultarsi; deliberare insieme
2 (inv. al pl.) (leg.) avvocato (patrocinante): counsel for the defence (o for the defendant) avvocato difensore; collegio di difesa; (leg.) counsel for the plaintiff, avvocato di parte civile; counsel for the prosecution, pubblica accusa; pubblico ministero
● (leg.) counsel's advice, parere legale □ (leg.) counsel's fees, parcella d'avvocato □ to keep one's own counsel, tenere per sé le proprie opinioni; tacere sulle proprie intenzioni □ (leg., in GB) Queen's (o King's) Counsel (abbr. Q. C., K. C.), patrocinante per la Corona (alto titolo onorifico concesso ad avvocati) NOTA D'USO: -council o counsel?-.
(to) counsel /ˈkaʊnsl/
v. t.
1 consigliare (q.)
2 consigliare (qc.); raccomandare
3 fornire assistenza psicosanitaria.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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