judge advocate general

noun
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of judge advocate general

: the senior legal officer and chief legal adviser in the army, air force, or navy

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Judge Advocate General

noun

legal Definition of Judge Advocate General

plural Judge Advocates General
: the senior legal officer and chief legal adviser in the army, navy, or air force

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