A counsel or a counselor gives advice, more particularly in legal matters.
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“Where no counsel is, the people fall; but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.”—Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 11:14.
“Where two take counsel there is no lack of plans.”—Silius Italicus (26101)
“Two may keep counsel when the thirds away.”—William Shakespeare (15641616)