noun (plural attorneys)
- In the United States, a lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
- An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf.
- Usage note: In this sense, the word is now used to refer to nonlawyers usually only in fixed phrases such as attorney-in-fact or power of attorney.
- Dutch: advocaat
- French: avocat
- German: Rechtsanwalt
- Spanish: (t, es, abogado) , (t, es, abogada) , (t, es, notario)
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