- the chief law officer and representative in legal matters of a national or state government, and the legal advisor to the chief executive
- the head of the U.S. Department of Justice and member of the President's Cabinet
See attorney general in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. attorneys general attorneys general
or attorney generals Abbr. AG
or Att. Gen.
or Atty. Gen.
- The chief law officer and legal counsel of the government of a state or nation.
- Attorney General The head of the U.S. Department of Justice and a member of the President's cabinet.
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