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noun as in attorney

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In 1979, Andrew’s Alternative Miss World contest fought off legal action from another event with the help of a budding young defense barrister – future British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Alamuddin was invited to become a barrister, an elite group of British lawyers, in 2010.

The dean told him face to face that Africans lacked the innate skills necessary to become a barrister.

It tells the story a British barrister, a criminal lawyer, in mid-life crisis.

Cherie Blair is a leading international barrister specializing in human-rights law.

The founder, Motilal Nehru, an Anglophile barrister, was a liberal member of the Indian nationalist movement.

From the dinner they proceeded to another place or two; and on getting home, towards one in the morning, there was the barrister.

"I never had a letter in my life but I turned it over to make sure," observed the more careful barrister.

Here—stop and look—is the epitaph of one, a considerable fellow in his day, a barrister of the Middle Temple.

He sent the barrister into the drawing room, went upstairs for Anne, and brought her in on his arm.

To the barrister's surprise, a well-dressed and really rather gentlemanly man entered.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barrister, such as: advocate, counsel, counselor, lawyer, and solicitor.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.