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attorney general

noun

Simple Definition of attorney general

  • : the chief lawyer of a country or state who represents the government in legal matters

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of attorney general

plural

attorneys general

or

attorney generals

  1. :  the chief law officer of a nation or state who represents the government in litigation and serves as its principal legal adviser

1585

First Known Use of attorney general

1585


Law Dictionary

attorney general

noun

Legal Definition of attorney general

plural

attorneys general

or

attorney generals

  1. :  the chief law officer of a nation or state who represents the government in litigation and serves as its principal legal advisor




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