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English definition of “solicitor”

solicitor

noun [C]  /səˈlɪs·ɪ·t̬ər/ us  

solicitor noun [C] (LAWYER)

the official in a local government who deals with legal matters: He served as city solicitor.

solicitor noun [C] (SOMEONE WHO SELLS)

someone who asks for money or tries to sell you something: Beware of telephone solicitors who say, "All proceeds will go to charity."
(Definition of solicitor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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