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inner bar Line breaks: inner bar

Definition of inner bar in English:

noun

(In the UK) all Queen’s or King’s Counsel collectively.
Example sentences
  • The two men had to make the declaration before they could become senior members of the inner bar, known as Queen's Counsel in Northern Ireland.
  • As soon as possible after the appointment, a new Queen's Counsel is called to the inner Bar, and reads the declaration of a Queen's Counsel.

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