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English noun: lawyer

1. lawyer (person) a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice


Broader (hypernym)professional, professional person

Narrower (hyponym)advocate, ambulance chaser, barrister, conveyancer, counsel, counsellor, counselor, counselor-at-law, defense attorney, defense lawyer, divorce lawyer, pleader, prosecuting attorney, prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public defender, public prosecutor, referee, solicitor, trial attorney, trial lawyer

Instance hyponymAbraham Lincoln, Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd, Arthur Garfield Hays, Averroes, Boy Orator of the Platte, Bryan, Clarence Darrow, Clarence Seward Darrow, Darrow, Francis Scott Key, Great Commoner, Hays, Hays, Hoover, ibn-Roshd, J. Edgar Hoover, John Edgar Hoover, Key, Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln, President Lincoln, Will Hays, William Harrison Hays, William Jennings Bryan

Member meronymattorney-client relation, lawyer-client relation

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

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