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Meaning of BARRISTER

Pronunciation:  'baristur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law
 

BARRISTER is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: attorney, Counsel to the Crown, lawyer, sergeant, sergeant-at-law, serjeant, serjeant-at-law

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bar"ris*ter\, n. [From {Bar}, n.]
Counselor at law; a counsel admitted to plead at the bar, and
undertake the public trial of causes, as distinguished from
an attorney or solicitor. See {Attorney}. [Eng.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: advocate, agent, amicus curiae, attorney, attorney-at-law, barrister-at-law, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law, deputy, friend at court, intercessor, lawyer, legal adviser, legal counselor, legal expert, legal practitioner, legalist, mouthpiece, pleader, proctor, procurator, sea lawyer, self-styled lawyer, solicitor
 

 

 

 

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