Definition of lawyering in English:


Syllabification: law·yer·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈloi-əriNG, ˈlôyər-


  • The work of practicing law: although he holds a law degree, he lets his hired guns do the real lawyering
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    • But there's poor lawyering, overzealous prosecutors, tunnel vision for investigators.
    • We might think that legal scholars should have no connection to the practical world of lawyering.
    • My right to say any of this is not at the mercy of some prosecutor who may or may not decide to prosecute, or whether fancy lawyering lets a wrongdoer go unconvicted.

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