From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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attorneyat‧tor‧ney /əˈtɜːni $ -ɜːr-/ ●●● S2 W3 noun [countable] American English SCLa lawyer
Examples from the Corpus
attorneyA former legal-aid attorney, Mr Morrison is unusual in accepting, even welcoming, a liberal label.But the reverse is true when an attorney represents a person who is obviously guilty or whose guilt is widely perceived.Hastings said he might allow photographers into the courtroom for the verdict and the final arguments by attorneys.The attorneys general in Florida and Massachusetts are taking a different approach.Abbe David Lowell, a white attorney who has defended numerous public officials, including Democratic Rep.Lee is a working attorney undeniably in the mainstream of that community.
From King Business Dictionaryattorneyat‧tor‧ney /əˈtɜːni-ɜːr-/ noun (plural attorneys) [countable]LAW1a person who has the legal right to do things and make decisions on someone else’s behalfHe appointed her his attorney. see also power of attorney2American English a LAWYER, especially one who represents clients and speaks in courtActing on the advice of his attorney, he remained silent. district attorneyOrigin attorney (1300-1400) Old French atorné, past participle of atorner to give a particular job or position to, from torner to turn