Definition of Attorney

1. Noun. A professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice.




Definition of Attorney

1. n. A substitute; a proxy; an agent.

2. v. t. To perform by proxy; to employ as a proxy.

Definition of Attorney

1. Noun. (legal) In the United States, a lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession. ¹

2. Noun. An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attorney

1. a lawyer [n -NEYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attorney

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attometre
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attonce
attone
attonement
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attophysics
attoreactor
attoreactors
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attorney (current term)
attorney's fee
attorney's lien
attorney's liens
attorney's work product
attorney-client privilege
attorney-client relation
attorney-in-fact
attorney general
attorney of record
attorneyism
attorneyisms
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Literary usage of Attorney

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"But in construing these words we must look to the object of the act, which was not to put an attorney in a more difficult situation than any other person, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"Notice of this motion was served upon the plaintiff in the judgment, who appeared and filed counter affidavits of himself and of his attorney, William F. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst, Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1837)
"The attorney- General (a). So again, if the fund is portioned out among different ... The attorney-General already cited, in which there was a plain ..."

4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"An attorney who drew a will may testify on its probate to what transpired between the ... Directions by a client to his attorney to make a certain contract, ..."

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