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Synonyms for attorney
əˈtɜr niat·tor·ney

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  1. attorneynoun

    advocate, mouthpiece

  2. attorneynoun

    In the United States, a lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.

    advocate, mouthpiece

  3. attorneynoun

    An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf.

    Usage note: In this sense, the word is now used to refer to nonlawyers usually only in fixed phrases such as attorney-in-fact or power of attorney.

    mouthpiece, advocate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lawyer, attorneynoun

    a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. attorneynoun

    agent, factor, proxy, deputy, substitute

  2. attorneynoun

    lawyer, counsellor, counsel, SOLICITOR, advocate, barrister, attorney-at-law, limb of the law

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  1. Donald Trump:

    She said she’s going to reappoint the attorney general and the attorney general is waiting to make a determination as to whether or not she’s guilty. And boy was that a fast determination, wow.

  2. Ron Wyden:

    Attorney General (William) Barr is demanding that companies like Facebook weaken their encryption to allow the Department of Justice to monitor users' conversations, congress and the American people must understand the serious national security risks associated with weakening the encryption that protects Americans' personal data, as well as government and corporate systems.

  3. Alex Villanueva:

    Our Department may finally have an impartial, objective assessment of our operations, and recommendations on any areas we can improve our service to the community, during my administration, we have routinely requested the State Office of the Attorney General to monitor our investigations, as we will provide immediate access to all information in our possession.

  4. John Harris:

    Obviously, I read these emails today in a very different, intellectual light than when I read them, when my 27-year-old son, who is a sharp attorney ... But I'm his dad and I know he's a little judgmental, and has a little taste of arrogance, and some other things, and I'm very proud of him and love him with all of my heart. But this was a father and a son.

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    There are many privileges to work your way through including a Sixth Amendment attorney-client and attorney-work product privilege. I'm not saying I will or will not. The illegitimacy of the investigation is only one and maybe not decisive.

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