solicitor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-lis'i-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who solicits.
  2. a person whose business it is to solicit business, trade, etc.
  3. an officer having charge of the legal business of a city, town, etc.
  4. (in England and Wales) a member of that branch of the legal profession whose services consist of advising clients, representing them before the lower courts, and preparing cases for barristers to try in the higher courts. Cf.(def. 1).
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