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Meaning of lawyer

law•yer

Pronunciation: (lô'yur, loi'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person whose profession is to represent clients in a court of law or to advise or act for clients in other legal matters.
  2. an interpreter of the Mosaic Law. Luke 14:3.
—v.i.
  1. to work as a lawyer; practice law.
—v.t.
  1. to submit (a case, document, or the like) to a lawyer for examination, advice, clarification, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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