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Meaning of SOLICITOR

Pronunciation:  su'lisitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents
  2. [n]  a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
 

SOLICITOR is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: canvasser
 
 See Also: attorney, fundraiser, law agent, lawyer, petitioner, suppliant, supplicant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\So*lic"it*or\, n. [F. soliciteur, L. solicitator.]
1. One who solicits.

2. (Law)
   (a) An attorney or advocate; one who represents another in
       court; -- formerly, in English practice, the
       professional designation of a person admitted to
       practice in a court of chancery or equity. See the
       Note under {Attorney}.
   (b) The law officer of a city, town, department, or
       government; as, the city solicitor; the solicitor of
       the treasury.

 

 

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