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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
solicitorso‧lic‧i‧tor /səˈlɪsɪtə $ -ər/ ●●○ S3 W2 noun [countable]  1 SCLa type of lawyer in Britain who gives legal advice, prepares the necessary documents when property is bought or sold, and defends people, especially in the lower courts of lawlawyer, advocate, barrister You need to see a solicitor. a small firm of solicitors2 American English someone who goes from place to place trying to sell goods or services A sign on the door read, ‘No Solicitors’.
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solicitorA solicitor can both draw up your will and act as your executor if you so wish.It is clear that all solicitors involved in litigation are feeling the strain, though most maintain that the changes are positive.The post of Parliamentary Counsel is open to both barristers and solicitors, and candidates of adequate intellectual quality are in short supply.The accountants, auditors, solicitors and personnel officers to name but a few, contribute to the running of schools.Specialist practitioners need not just be solicitors.On both occasions the solicitor had acted without authority and the transactions were frauds on the bank.It is obviously important that everyone understands exactly how the law applies and your solicitor will be able to explain the situation.
From Longman Business Dictionarysolicitorso‧lic‧i‧tor /səˈlɪsətə-ər/ noun [countable]JOBLAW a type of lawyer in Britain who gives advice, does the necessary work when property is bought and sold, and can defend people in the lower courtsThe matter is being dealt with by my solicitor.a medium-sized firm of solicitors compare barrister, lawyer
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