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"solicitor" in British English

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solicitornoun [C]

uk   /səˈlɪs.ɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
C1 a ​type of ​lawyer in ​Britain and ​Australia who is ​trained to ​preparecases and give ​advice on ​legalsubjects and can ​representpeople in ​lowercourts: a ​firm of solicitors

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

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solicitornoun [C]

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

the ​official in a ​localgovernment who ​deals with ​legalmatters: 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 ​representpeople in ​lowercourts: a firm of solicitors
(Definition of solicitor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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