judge advocate

noun

Definition of judge advocate

  1. 1 :  an officer assigned to the judge advocate general's corps or department

  2. 2 :  a staff officer serving as legal adviser to a military commander

1644

First Known Use of judge advocate

1644


Law Dictionary

judge advocate

noun

Legal Definition of judge advocate

plural

judge advocates

  1. 1 :  an officer serving under the Judge Advocate General

  2. 2 :  an officer charged with administering military justice (as by acting as legal counsel or conducting an appellate review)


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