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"barrister" in British English

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barristernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbær.ɪ.stər/  us   /-stɚ/
a ​type of ​lawyer in the UK , ​Australia, and some other ​countries who can give ​specializedlegaladvice and can ​argue a ​case in both ​higher and ​lowercourts
(Definition of barrister from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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barristernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbærɪstər/
LAW a ​type of ​lawyer in the UK, Australia, and some other countries who is ​qualified to give ​specialistlegaladvice and can argue a ​case in both ​higher and ​lowerlawcourts
(Definition of barrister from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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