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English definition of “Esq.”

Esq.

noun [after noun]
mainly UK formal written abbreviation for Esquire: a title added after a man's name on envelopes and official documents. If Esq. is used, Mr is not used before the name. US written abbreviation usually used only after the full name of a man or woman who is a lawyer: Address it to my lawyer, Steven A. Neil, Esq./Gloria Neil, Esq.
(Definition of Esq. from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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