judge advocate general

judge advocate general

noun, plural judge advocates general, judge advocate generals. Military.
the chief legal officer of an army, navy, or air force.

Origin:
1860–65

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judge advocate general
 
n , pl judge advocates general, judge advocate generals
the civil adviser to the Crown on matters relating to courts martial and on military law generally

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