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SOLICITOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does solicitor mean? 

SOLICITOR (noun)
  The noun SOLICITOR has 2 senses:

1. a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
2. a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

  Familiarity information: SOLICITOR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOLICITOR (noun)


Sense 1solicitor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

canvasser; solicitor

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

petitioner; requester; suppliant; supplicant (one praying humbly for something)

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

fundraiser (someone who solicits financial contributions)


Sense 2solicitor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("solicitor" 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 "solicitor"):

law agent (a solicitor in Scotland)


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