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English definition of “marshal”

marshal

noun [C] (LAW)    /ˈmɑː.ʃəl/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/ US
a government official who is responsible for putting the decisions of a law court into action: US marshals specialize in finding fugitives and escapees.Government ministers and civil servantsLawyers and legal officials
(Definition of marshal noun (LAW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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