Meaning of ATTORNEY in English

n. (pl. -eys)

1. a person, esp. a lawyer, appointed to act for another in business or legal matters.

2 US a qualified lawyer, esp. one representing a client in a lawcourt.

Phrases and idioms:

Attorney General the chief legal officer in England, the US, and other countries. District Attorney see DISTRICT. power of attorney the authority to act for another person in legal or financial matters.


attorneyship n.

Etymology: ME f. OF atorn{eacute} past part. of atorner assign f. {agrave} to + torner turn

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.