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Definition of: attorney

(ə·tûrnē) noun
1. A person empowered by another to act in his stead; especially, one legally qualified to prosecute and defend actions in a court of law; an attorney at law; a lawyer.
2. Obs. An agent.
—by attorney
By proxy.
—power of attorney
Legal written authority to transact business for another.
—prosecuting attorney
U.S. The law officer empowered to act in behalf of the government, whether state, county, or national, in prosecutions for penal offenses:
also called district attorney. [<OF atorné, pp. of atorner. See ATTORN.]
—at·tor′·ney·ship
noun

Most often used phrases:

united states attorney
defense attorney
city attorney
county attorney
american attorney
trial attorney
state attorney
patent attorney
us attorney
staff attorney
practicing attorney
ace attorney
attorney john
civil rights attorney
attorney fees

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"attorney" has the frequency of use of 0.0061% on city-data.com forum

"attorney" has the frequency of use of 0.0018% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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