Definition of general counsel in English:

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general counsel


The main lawyer who gives legal advice to a company.
Example sentences
  • They never said they would accept the case, said Edward Marty, the court's general counsel.
  • Now, Addington has been Cheney's general counsel.
  • He used to be "The Post" general counsel.

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Syllabification: gen·er·al coun·sel

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