The definition of an attorney is a professional who has graduated from law school and who is licensed to represent clients in legal matters.(noun)
An example of an attorney is a person who represents you in court in a divorce, who helps you to draft your will or who files a lawsuit on your behalf after a car accident.
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noun pl. attorneys
Origin: ME attourne < OFr atourne, (one) appointed, pp. of atourner: see attorn
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noun pl. at·tor·neys Abbr. Att. or Atty.
Origin: Middle English attourney
Origin: , from Old French atorne
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of atorner, to appoint; see attorn.
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