Meaning of ATTORNEY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈtər-nē ]


( 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 -ˌship noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.