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Nov 25 2008   5:50PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business — counsel or council?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing2.jpg Which is correct?
When working in a foreign country, a savvy project manager might seek ______ from local contacts to avoid culture clash.
a. counsel
b. council

Answer: a

Explanation: In this context, counsel means advice; a council is a group of people that exists to provide counsel or advice.

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