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attorney general in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishattorney generalatˌtorney ˈgeneral noun [countable]  SCLthe lawyer with the highest rank in some countries or in the US government
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attorney generalWe have an attorney general who was a leading opponent of gun control in the Senate.The Democratic attorney general of Tennessee told Shipley to do what he thought right, and Shipley had gotten his notes together.A deputy attorney general sat ready to protect the interests of the State of California.There were no arrests, but the attorney general is considering pressing charges against club operators.He was more interested in telling me about the tactics of the attorney general.