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attorney-at-law

[uh-tur-nee-uh t-law] /əˈtɜr ni ətˈlɔ/
noun, plural attorneys-at-law. Law.
1.
an officer of the court authorized to appear before it as a representative of a party to a legal controversy.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40
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  • Practicing or appearing as attorney-at-law without being admitted and registered.
British Dictionary definitions for attorney-at-law

attorney-at-law

noun (law) (pl) attorneys-at-law
1.
(mainly US) a lawyer qualified to represent in court a party to a legal action
2.
(Brit, obsolete) a solicitor
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