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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.
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1740-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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judge advocate

noun (pl) judge advocates
an officer who superintends proceedings at a military court martial
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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