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1. attorney

noun. ['əˈtɝːni'] a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice.

Synonyms

  • divorce lawyer
  • advocate
  • prosecuting attorney
  • public defender
  • defense lawyer
  • professional
  • prosecuting officer
  • solicitor
  • barrister
  • counsel
  • counselor
  • ambulance chaser
  • prosecutor
  • conveyancer
  • attorney-client relation
  • trial attorney
  • trial lawyer
  • lawyer
  • professional person
  • defense attorney
  • pleader
  • lawyer-client relation
  • counselor-at-law
  • counsellor
  • public prosecutor

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional
  • blue-collar

Etymology

  • atornee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Attorney

  • schimberni
  • mcnerney
  • mcburney
  • mcbirney
  • verney
  • turney
  • tourney
  • nerney
  • kerney
  • kearny
  • kearney
  • jurney
  • journey
  • hurney
  • gurney
  • furney
  • durney
  • czerny
  • cherny
  • cherney
  • cerny
  • cerney
  • burney
  • birnie
  • birney
  • berny
  • bernie
  • berney
  • erny
  • ernie

How do you pronounce attorney?

Pronounce attorney as əˈtərni.

US - How to pronounce attorney in American English

UK - How to pronounce attorney in British English

How do you spell attorney? Is it attorny ?

A common misspelling of attorney is attorny

Sentences with attorney


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the deceased had an attorney, ask him if he has a copy.

Quotes about attorney


1. As for monkeys, I would have five, and they would be named: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, Do Pretty Much Whatever The Hell You Want, and Expensive Attorney.
- Tad Williams

2. If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American -- our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that.
- Jon Stewart

2. attorney-client_relation

noun. the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client.

Synonyms

  • lawyer
  • client
  • lawyer-client relation
  • attorney

3. attorney-client_privilege

noun. the right of a lawyer to refuse to divulge confidential information from his client.

Antonyms

  • disallow
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