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couldn't shortened form of "could not."
council a group of persons gathered together to discuss or make decisions about public matters. For example, a city council may make laws for or give advice on how to run a city.
counsel help or advice given by an authority or wise person. [3 definitions]
counseling the activity of meeting and talking regularly with someone who can give advice and support in a particular area of life.
counselor a person who gives advice, especially as a job. [3 definitions]
count1 to list or name one by one in order to find the total. [8 definitions]
count2 a European nobleman of a particular rank.
countdown the act of counting down to zero from a higher number to prepare for the start of an event.
counter1 a long, high table. People sit on stools or stand at a counter to eat, prepare food, or do business. [2 definitions]
counter3 in an opposite direction or manner. [2 definitions]
counter- a prefix that means "opposite to." [2 definitions]
counterclockwise opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move.
counterfeit made to look like something real in order to cheat people. [3 definitions]
counterpart someone or something that is just like or similar to another. [2 definitions]
countess a woman married to a count or earl. [2 definitions]
countless very great in number; not able to be counted.
count on to depend or rely on. [2 definitions]
country a large area of land where people live under the same government or have the same culture; nation. [5 definitions]
countryman a person who lives in or was born in the same country as oneself. [2 definitions]
country music a type of popular music, based on the traditional music of the rural South and the cowboy music of the West. Country music often express sad personal emotions.
countryside a rural area or areas (usually preceded by "the").