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solicitor

noun [C] uk   /səˈlɪs.ɪ.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/
C1 a type of lawyer in Britain and Australia who is trained to prepare cases and give advice on legal subjects and can represent people in lower courts: a firm of solicitorsLawyers and legal officials
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