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judge advocate general

noun, plural judge advocates general, judge advocate generals. Military
1.
the chief legal officer of an army, navy, or air force.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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judge advocate general

noun (pl) judge advocates general, judge advocate generals
1.
the civil adviser to the Crown on matters relating to courts martial and on military law generally
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