solicitor general

noun

Definition of solicitor general

plural solicitors general
:a law officer appointed primarily to assist an attorney general

First Known Use of solicitor general

1647


SOLICITOR GENERAL Defined for English Language Learners

solicitor general

noun

Definition of solicitor general for English Language Learners

  • : a law officer who assists an attorney general and is just below the attorney general in rank


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solicitor general

noun

legal Definition of solicitor general

plural solicitors general
:a law officer appointed primarily to assist an attorney general; also :a federal law officer responsible for representing the government in court and especially the U.S. Supreme Court

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