judge advocate

judge advocate

noun, plural judge advocates. Military.
a staff officer designated as legal adviser to a commander and charged with the administration of military justice.

Origin:
1740–50

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judge advocate
 
n , pl judge advocates
an officer who superintends proceedings at a military court martial

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