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"solicitor" in British English

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solicitornoun [C]

uk   /səˈlɪs.ɪ.tər/  us   /səˈlɪs.ə.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 solicitors

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(Definition of solicitor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"solicitor" in American English

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solicitornoun [C]

 us   /səˈlɪs·ɪ·t̬ər/
  • solicitor noun [C] (LAWYER)

the official in a local government who deals with legal matters: He served as city solicitor.
  • solicitor noun [C] (SOMEONE WHO SELLS)

someone who asks for money or tries to sell you something: Beware of telephone solicitors who say, "All proceeds will go to charity."
(Definition of solicitor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"solicitor" in Business English

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solicitornoun [C]

uk   us   /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
(Definition of solicitor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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