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lawyer

noun [C]     /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.Lawyers and legal officials
(Definition of lawyer noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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