Definition of advocate general in English:
noun (plural advocates general)
Any of a number of officers assisting the judges in the European Court of Justice.
- Last week, an advocate-general of the European Court of Justice said the commission was not mistaken in its findings.
- Apart from the judges, the Court is also assisted by eight advocates-general, whose qualifications for office are identical.
- The lawyers have to prepare their briefs and the advocate-general has to prepare his submissions.
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