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Noun: lawyer  lo-yu(r)
  1. (law) A professional person authorized to practice law, conduct lawsuits or give legal advice
    "the lawyer has a good record";
    - attorney
Verb: lawyer  lo-yu(r)
  1. Work as a lawyer; practice law
     
  2. Use the services of a lawyer for legal representation
    - lawyer up

Derived forms: lawyers, lawyering, lawyered

Type of: professional, professional person

Part of: attorney-client relation, lawyer-client relation

Encyclopedia: Lawyer, Lawyer