legal practitioner

legal practitioner
index advocate (counselor), attorney, barrister, counsel, counselor, esquire, jurist, lawyer

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • practitioner — prac|ti|tion|er W3 [prækˈtıʃənə US ər] n 1.) someone who works as a doctor or a lawyer medical/legal practitioner ▪ a practitioner of alternative medicine →↑general practitioner 2.) someone who regularly does a particular activity ▪ one of golf s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • practitioner — noun (C) 1 medical/legal practitioner someone who works as a doctor or a lawyer 2 someone who regularly does a particular activity: skilful public relations practitioners (+ of): a practitioner of Taoist philosophy see also: general practitioner …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • legal counselor — Synonyms and related words: advocate, agent, amicus curiae, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister at law, counsel, counselor, counselor at law, deputy, friend at court, intercessor, lawyer, legal adviser, legal expert, legal… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • practitioner — UK US /prækˈtɪʃənər/ noun [C] ► someone who works in a job that involves long training and high levels of skill: »He has years of experience as a senior practitioner in the financial services industry. »a health/legal/medical practitioner → See… …   Financial and business terms

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