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Esq

noun [after noun]
 
 
formal
UK 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: The property belongs to Arthur Jones, Esq.
US abbreviation for Esquire: a title 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 Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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