Attorney General of the United States

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attorney general of the United States definition


The head of the United States Department of Justice and a member of the president's cabinet. The attorney general is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government.

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attorney general of the united states

noun
the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States; "the post of Attorney General was created in 1789" [syn: Attorney General
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