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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In England, a member of the legal profession who argues cases in a court of law.

Usage examples (34)
  • The barrister worked diligently to plead the case forcefully in court.
  • He is what they call a barrister, with nothing to do.
  • Lord Mansfield whenever a barrister pronounced a Latin word with a false quantity.
  • In Pickwick Papers we read about a certain barrister who was described as a promising young man of about forty. for more
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