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Russian translation of “bailiff”

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bailiff

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbeɪlɪf/
DEBTS UK someone whose job is to take away things people own when they owe money
судебный исполнитель
Occupations and tradesMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting property
COURT OFFICIAL US someone whose job is to guard prisoners in a court
судебный пристав
Occupations and tradesLawyers and legal officialsProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
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