Queen's Counsel

noun

Definition of Queen's Counsel

: a barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British crown used during the reign of a queen

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1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Queen's Counsel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Queen%27s%20Counsel. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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Queen's Counsel

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Queen's Counsel

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

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