Definition of King's Counsel in English:

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King's Counsel

(abbreviation KC)


(In the UK) in the reign of a king, the term for Queen's Counsel.
Example sentences
  • In discussions in the Middle Temple in 1919, a King's Counsel described as ‘able but very plain’ asked, ‘What chance should I have with a jury against a fair and pleasing pleader?’
  • He was also appointed to the office of King's Counsel.
  • He read for the bar and became England's youngest King's Counsel.

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