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attorney

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈtɜːni/ LAW
US a lawyer: Mr Temple is the attorney representing the plaintiffs.an attorney for sb Attorneys for both sides agreed to postpone the hearing. a defense/prosecuting attorney a civil/criminal attorney
a person who has the legal right to act for someone else: You may appoint an attorney to act on your behalf. →  See also district attorney , letter of attorney , power of attorney
Translations of “attorney”
in Korean 변호사…
in Arabic مُحام…
in French mandataire, avoué/-ée…
in Turkish avukat…
in Italian avvocato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 律師…
in Russian адвокат…
in Polish prawnik…
in Spanish apoderado, abogado…
in Portuguese advogado, -a…
in German der/die Bevollmächtigte(r), der (Rechts-, bzw. auch Staats-) Anwalt/die Anwältin…
in Catalan advocat, -ada…
in Japanese 弁護士…
in Chinese (Simplified) 律师…
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