Meaning of ATTORNEY in English

əˈtərnē, -tə̄n-, -təin-, -ni noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English attourney, from Middle French atorné, past participle of atorner

: one who is legally appointed by another to transact business for him ; specifically : a legal agent qualified to act for suitors and defendants in legal proceedings

• at·tor·ney·ship  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌship noun -s

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