Meaning of ATTORNEY GENERAL in English


pl. attorneys general, attorney generals .

1. the chief law officer of a country or state and head of its legal department.

2. ( caps. ) the head of the U.S. Department of Justice: a member of the president's cabinet.

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Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .