Meaning of ATTORNEY in English


Pronunciation: ə - ' t ə r-n ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -neys

Etymology: Middle English attourney, from Anglo-French aturné, past participle of aturner

Date: 14th century

: one who is legally appointed to transact business on another's behalf especially : LAWYER

– at · tor · ney · ship \ - ˌ ship \ noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.