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barrister

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
barristerbar‧ris‧ter /ˈbærɪstə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCLa lawyer in Britain who can argue cases in the higher law courtssolicitor
Examples from the Corpus
barristerIn 1976 there were 3,881 barristers and 31,250 practising solicitors, compared with 109,547 police officers.A barrister must have the confidence of the Bench.Shiranikha Herbert barrister Warren Tute:.So said his barrister during the ten day trial.The barrister did not act for Miss Tucker at the retrial.However, the better judicial and quasi-judicial appointments generally go to barristers.For solicitors, the result is a boon as they start on an equal footing with barristers.
From Longman Business Dictionarybarristerbar‧ris‧ter /ˈbærəstə-ər/ noun [countable] LAW a lawyer in Britain who has joined the BAR and is qualified to represent a case in the higher courts compare lawyer, solicitor
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