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attorney at law

noun

Definition of attorney at law

chiefly US formal

  1. :  a person whose job is to guide and assist people in matters relating to the law :  lawyer —used chiefly as a title <John Smith, Attorney at Law>



Word by Word Definitions

attorneyplay
  1. :  one who is legally appointed to transact business on another's behalf

    :  lawyer

  1. :  a binding custom or practice of a community :  a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

    :  the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

    :  common law

  1. :  litigate

    :  to sue or prosecute at law


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