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BARRISTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does barrister mean? 

BARRISTER (noun)
  The noun BARRISTER has 1 sense:

1. a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law

  Familiarity information: BARRISTER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BARRISTER (noun)


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Meaning:

A British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("barrister" is a kind of...):

attorney; lawyer (a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "barrister"):

Counsel to the Crown (a barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British ruler)

sergeant; sergeant-at-law; serjeant; serjeant-at-law (an English barrister of the highest rank)


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