Definition of judge advocate in English:

judge advocate

Syllabification: judge ad·vo·cate


A lawyer who advises a court-martial on points of law and sums up the case.
More example sentences
  • He later served as a staff judge advocate in Korea.
  • The reason for the decision was chiefly the judge advocate's failure to direct the jury clearly that a mistaken belief in consent would provide a defence.
  • The trial judge advocate prosecuted the case with the aid of one assistant.

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