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! council delegate n.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.

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(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.
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1    an assembly of people meeting for discussion, consultation, etc.  
an emergency council     
2    a body of people elected or appointed to serve in an administrative, legislative, or advisory capacity  
a student council     
3      (Brit)   sometimes cap; often preceded by: the   the local governing authority of a town, county, etc.  
4    a meeting or the deliberation of a council  
5    modifier   of, relating to, provided for, or used by a local council  
a council chamber, council offices     
6    modifier     (Brit)   provided by a local council, esp. (of housing) at a subsidized rent  
a council house, a council estate     
7      (Austral)   an administrative or legislative assembly, esp. the upper house of a state parliament in Australia  
8      (Christianity)   an assembly of bishops, theologians, and other representatives of several churches or dioceses, convened for regulating matters of doctrine or discipline  
     (C12: from Old French concile, from Latin concilium assembly, from com- together + calare to call; influenced also by Latin consilium advice, counsel)  
Avoid confusion with counsel  

Aulic Council  
      n   a council, founded in 1498, of the Holy Roman Emperor. It functioned mainly as a judicial body  
British Council  
      n   an organization founded (1934) to extend the influence of British culture and education throughout the world  
community council  
      n   (in Scotland and Wales) an independent voluntary local body set up to attend to local interests and organize community activities  
council area  
      n   any of the 32 unitary authorities into which Scotland has been divided for administrative purposes since April 1996  
council-manager plan  
      n   (in the U.S.) a system of local government with an elected legislative council and an appointed administrative manager  
   See also       city manager  
Council of Europe  
      n   an association of European states, established in 1949 to promote unity between its members, defend human rights, and increase social and economic progress  
Council of States  
      n      another name for       Rajya Sabha  
Council of Trent  
      n   the council of the Roman Catholic Church that met between 1545 and 1563 at Trent in S Tyrol. Reacting against the Protestants, it reaffirmed traditional Catholic beliefs and formulated the ideals of the Counter-Reformation  
council of war  
1    an assembly of military leaders in wartime  
2    an emergency meeting to formulate a plan  
council school  
      n     (Brit)   (esp. formerly) any school maintained by the state  
council tax  
      n   (in Britain) a tax, based on the relative value of property, levied to fund local council services  
ecumenical council  
      n   an assembly of bishops and other ecclesiastics representative of the Christian Church throughout the world. Roman Catholic canon law states that an ecumenical council must be convened by the pope  
European Council  
      n   an executive body of the European Union, made up of the President of the European Commission and representatives of the Member states, including the foreign and other ministers. The Council acts at the request of the Commission  
Executive Council  
      n   (in Australia and New Zealand) a body consisting of ministers of the Crown presided over by the Governor or Governor-General that formally approves Cabinet decisions, etc.  
great council  
      n   (in medieval England) an assembly of the great nobles and prelates to advise the king  
Hebdomadal Council  
      n   the governing council or senate of Oxford University  
islands council  
      n   (in Scotland since 1975) any of the three divisions (Orkney, Shetland, and the Western Isles) into which the Scottish islands are divided for purposes of local government  
   See also       region       6  
Judicial Committee of the Privy Council  
      n   the highest appellate court for Britain's dependencies and for some dominions of the Commonwealth  
legislative council  
      n   often caps  
1    the upper chamber of certain bicameral legislatures, such as those of the Indian and Australian states  
2    the unicameral legislature of certain colonies or dependent territories  
3    (in the U.S.) a committee composed of members of both chambers of a state legislature, that meets to discuss problems, construct a legislative programme, etc.  
Loan Council  
      n   (in Australia) a statutory body that controls borrowing by the states  
Lord President of the Council  
      n   (in Britain) the Cabinet minister who presides at meetings of the Privy Council  
National Economic Development Council  
      n   an advisory body on general economic policy in Britain, composed of representatives of government, management, and trade unions: established in 1962; abolished in 1992,   (Abbrevs.)    NEDC     (informal)   Neddy  
Nature Conservancy Council  
      n   (in Britain) a body set up by act of parliament in 1973 to establish and manage nature reserves, identify SSSIs, and provide information and advice about nature conservation. In 1991--92 it was replaced by English Nature, Scottish National Heritage, and the Countryside Council for Wales,   (Abbrev.)    NCC  
Nicene Council  
1    the first council of Nicaea, the first general council of the Church, held in 325 a.d. to settle the Arian controversy  
2    the second council of Nicaea, the seventh general council of the Church, held in 787 a.d. to settle the question of images  
order in council  
      n   (in Britain and various other Commonwealth countries) a decree of the Cabinet, usually made under the authority of a statute: in theory a decree of the sovereign and Privy Council  
parish council  
      n   (in England and, formerly, Wales) the administrative body of a parish  
   See       parish       3  
parochial church council  
      n     (Church of England)   an elected body of lay representatives of the members of a parish that administers the affairs of the parish  
privy council  
1    the council of state of a monarch or noble, esp. formerly  
2    Archaic   a private or secret council  
Privy Council  
      n   the private council of the British sovereign, consisting of all current and former ministers of the Crown and other distinguished subjects, all of whom are appointed for life  
   See also       Judicial Committee of the Privy Council  
  Privy Counsellor      n  
Provincial Council  
      n   (formerly) a council administering any of the New Zealand provinces  
Security Council  
      n   a permanent organ of the United Nations established to maintain world peace. It consists of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the UK, and the U.S.) and ten nonpermanent members  
Trades Council  
      n   (in Britain) an association of the different trade unions in one town or area  
Ulster Unionist Council  
      n   a Northern Irish political party advocating the maintenance of union with the UK  
wages council  
      n   (formerly, in Britain) a statutory body empowered to fix minimum wages in an industry; abolished in 1994.  
Whitley Council  
      n   any of a number of organizations made up of representatives of employees and employers for joint consultation on and settlement of industrial relations and conditions for a particular industry or service  
     (C20: named after J. H. Whitley (1866--1935), chairman of the committee that recommended setting up such councils (1917))  
works council  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)  
1    a council composed of both employer and employees convened to discuss matters of common interest concerning a factory, plant, business policy, etc., not covered by regular trade union agreements  
2    a body representing the workers of a plant, factory, etc., elected to negotiate with the management about working conditions, wages, etc.,   (Also called)    works committee  
World Council of Churches  
      n   the ecumenical fellowship of Churches other than the Roman Catholic Church, formally constituted at Amsterdam in 1948 for coordinated action in theological, ecclesiastical, and secular matters  
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