lawyer

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noun law·yer \ˈlȯ-yər, ˈlȯi-ər\

Definition of lawyer

  1. :  one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients or to advise as to legal rights and obligations in other matters

lawyerlike

play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

lawyerly

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Examples of lawyer in a sentence

  1. <their lawyers told them that they couldn't use the park for the concert without permission from the city>

14th Century

First Known Use of lawyer

14th century


LAWYER Defined for English Language Learners

lawyer

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noun law·yer \ˈlȯ-yər, ˈlȯi-ər\

Definition of lawyer for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to guide and assist people in matters relating to the law


LAWYER Defined for Kids

lawyer

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noun law·yer \ˈlȯ-yər, ˈlȯi-ər\

Definition of lawyer for Students

  1. :  a person whose profession is to handle lawsuits for people or to give advice about legal rights and duties


Law Dictionary

lawyer

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noun law·yer \ˈlȯ-yər\

Legal Definition of lawyer

  1. :  one whose profession is to advise clients as to legal rights and obligations and to represent clients in legal proceedings



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