King's Counsel

noun

Definition of King's Counsel 

: a barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British crown

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1678, in the meaning defined above

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King's Counsel

noun

English Language Learners Definition of King's Counsel

: a barrister who is chosen to represent the British royal family in a court of law

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