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noun (plural attorneys)
  1. In the United States, a lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
  2. 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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: advocaat
  • French: avocat
  • German: Rechtsanwalt
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: (t, es, abogado) , (t, es, abogada) , (t, es, notario)

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