HyperDic: barrister

English > 1 sense of the word barrister:
NOUNperson barristera British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution
barrister > pronunciation
Soundsbae'rihster; beh'rihster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > barrister: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerCounsel to the CrownA barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British ruler
serjeant-at-law, serjeant, sergeant-at-law, sergeantAn English barrister of the highest rank
Broaderlawyer, attorneyA professional person authorized to practice law
Spanishabogado, barrister, legalista
Catalanprocurador dels tribunals

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