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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The chief law officer of a state or nation. The lawyer with the highest rank in some countries or in the US government.

Usage examples (36)
  • In California, the office of the attorney-general investigates fraud.
  • Supreme Court, and Egbert Benson, attorney-general.
  • He was attorney-general of the State from 1815 until 1819.
  • In 1873 President Grant nominated him attorney-general of the for more
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