Simple Definition of solicitor
: a person whose job involves talking to many people and trying to persuade them to buy things, donate money, etc.
: a lawyer in Britain who assists people in legal matters and who can represent people in lower courts of law
: a chief law officer of a city, town, or government department
Full Definition of solicitor
1 : one that solicits; especially : an agent that solicits (as contributions to charity)
2 : a British lawyer who advises clients, represents them in the lower courts, and prepares cases for barristers to try in higher courts
3 : the chief law officer of a municipality, county, or government department
Examples of solicitor
Solicitors will be arrested for trespassing.
<money, that great solicitor that has often succeeded in persuading people to sell their very souls>
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