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lawyer

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɔɪ.ər/  us   /ˈlɑː.jɚ/ (US also attorney)
B1 someone whose job is to give advice to people about the law and speak for them in court: I want to see my lawyer before I say anything.
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in Korean 변호사…
in Arabic مُحامٍ…
in Portuguese advogado, -a…
in Catalan advocat, -ada…
in Japanese 法律家, 弁護士…
in Italian avvocato, -essa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 律師…
in Russian юрист…
in Turkish avukat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 律师…
in Polish prawnik…
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