attorney · noun C /əˈtɜ view
C1 a lawyer who represents people in legal matters or speaks for them in court
Dictionary examples:

a defense attorney

a civil/criminal attorney

He has been named the new district attorney.

Learner example:

An in[n]ocent man is arrested and the court ap[p]oints an attorney to defend him. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Portuguese)

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