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solicitor

noun [C]
 
 
/səˈlɪsɪtər/
LAW in the UK and Australia, a type of lawyer who is trained to prepare cases and give advice on legal subjects and can represent people in lower courts: a firm of solicitors → Compare barrister, lawyer → See also trainee solicitor
(Definition of solicitor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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