Meaning of councilwoman in English:

councilwoman

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊns(ə)lˌwʊmən/

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nouncouncilwomen

US
  • A female member of a council, especially a municipal one.

    as title ‘Councilwoman Alberta Hipps’
    • ‘The bid would displace 1,000 families, a city councilwoman claims.’
    • ‘She faces a tough battle against the city councilwoman, who is being forced out of her current job by term limits.’
    • ‘We'll be talking with a councilwoman who voted against that new power for the police.’
    • ‘She has also served as municipal council woman and completed three terms as a congresswoman.’
    • ‘He says the councilwoman is willing to leave the decision on mounted horses up to Johnson.’
    • ‘One New York City councilwoman is upset enough to introduce a bill that would make theaters print the actual start times of the movies without the ads.’
    • ‘The campaign launched this fall would put zoning decisions in two councilwomen's districts on the ballot.’
    • ‘Both developers are unhappy with decisions the councilwomen made in the recent zoning process.’
    • ‘They have had over a dozen years each as councilmen and councilwomen to help Los Angeles and they have failed.’
    • ‘In 2005, when three councilwomen failed to attend an often-delayed vote on the budget, he ordered city police to fetch them.’