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judge advocate

noun, plural judge advocates. Military
1.
a staff officer designated as legal adviser to a commander and charged with the administration of military justice.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50
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judge advocate

noun (pl) judge advocates
1.
an officer who superintends proceedings at a military court martial
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