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attorney-at-law Syllabification: at·tor·ney-at-law

Definition of attorney-at-law in English:

noun (plural attorneys-at-law)

A lawyer who is qualified to represent a client in court.
Example sentences
  • An attorney-at-law appearing before the court shall at all times be attired in such a manner as prescribed or agreed by the proper authorities.
  • An attorney-at-law shall defend the interest of his client without fear of judicial disfavour or public unpopularity.
  • I'll consult my attorney-at-law immediately.

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