HyperDic: attorney_general

English > 3 senses of the expression attorney general / Attorney General:
NOUNperson attorney generalthe chief law officer of a country or state
person Attorney General, United States Attorney General, US Attorney Generalthe person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department
actAttorney General, Attorney General of the United Statesthe position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief / chief law enforcement officer of the United States
English > attorney general: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe chief law officer of a country or state.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlawman, law officer, peace officerAn officer of the law
Spanishministro de justicia
Catalanministre de justícia
English > Attorney General: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department.
SynonymsUnited States Attorney General, US Attorney General
BroadersecretaryA person who is head of an administrative department of government
Spanishministro de justicia
Catalanministre de justícia
English > Attorney General: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief / chief law enforcement officer of the United States.
SynonymAttorney General of the United States
Member ofUnited States Cabinet, US CabinetA board to advise the President
BroadersecretaryshipThe position of secretary / secretary
Spanishministro de justicia
Catalanministre de justícia

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