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be called (or go) to the Bar

Definition of be called or go to the Bar in English:

British Be admitted as a barrister.
Example sentences
  • In 1876 he became a barrister when he was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple.
  • He was called to the Bar in 1974 and is a recognized authority in Civil Litigation and Appellate Advocacy.
  • He studied law and was called to the Bar in 1774, becoming a judge of the high court in Calcutta in 1783.
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