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attorney general

noun [C] uk   us   (plural attorneys general)
the top legal officer in some countries, whose job is to provide legal advice to the government and to represent the government
Translations of “attorney general”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某些國家的)檢察總長,首席檢察官, 司法部長…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某些国家的)检察总长,首席检察官, 司法部长…
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