- IPA: /əˈtɜː(ɹ)ni/
attorney (plural attorneys)
- (US) A lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
- (UK 19th century and earlier) One such who practised in the courts of the common law (cf solicitor, proctor).
- (UK, 20th century and later, rare, usually pejorative) A solicitor.
- (obsolete, outside, set phrases) An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf.
- (Philippines) A title given to lawyers and notaries public, or those holders by profession who also do other jobs. Usually capitalized or abbreviated as Atty.
- French: juriste, avocat, avocate
- German: Rechtsanwalt
- Italian: avvocato
- Portuguese: advogado, advogada, causídico
- Russian: юри́ст
- Spanish: abogado, abogada, notario
- French: mandataire
- Russian: представи́тель
attorney (attorneys, present participle attorneying; past and past participle attorneyed)
- (rare) To work as a legal attorney.
- (rare) To provide with a legal attorney.