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barrister

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barrister

noun bar·ris·ter \ˈber-ə-stər, ˈba-rə-\

: a lawyer in Britain who has the right to argue in higher courts of law

Full Definition of BARRISTER

:  a counsel admitted to plead at the bar and undertake the public trial of causes in an English superior court — compare solicitor

Origin of BARRISTER

Middle English barrester, from barre bar + -ster (as in legister lawyer)
First Known Use: 15th century

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