Adjective "lawyer" definition and examples

(Lawyer may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈlɔɪə//ˈlɔːjə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person who practises or studies law, especially (in the UK) a solicitor or a barrister or (in the US) an attorney.
  1. 'Nor will defendants who lose be made to pay more because the claimant's lawyers are being paid extra under a conditional fee.'
  2. 'We don't know, because the Act also permits the litigant and his lawyers to be excluded from the court.'
  3. 'Despite the pleas of defence lawyers, the attorney general appeared to do nothing to urge restraint.'
  4. 'They are the cost of going to the court at all, lawyers or no lawyers.'
  5. 'Obviously a purchaser may or may not choose to give power of attorney to their lawyer.'
  6. 'In a court you will never get completely unbiased when lawyers are ruling on lawyers, will you?'
  7. 'This is particularly true in schemes operated in many States where public defence lawyers are assigned to cases.'
  8. 'The Attorney general is a lawyer employed by the government of the day to provide legal advice that his client asks for.'
  9. 'The lawyers and judges involved in its administration tend to be made from the same cloth and are regarded as no better.'
  10. 'Common law lawyers tend to talk about things assuming everyone knows what they mean.'

verb

Practise law; work as a lawyer.
  1. 'All three came to the bench from lawyering, not from judging or the academy.'
  2. 'I'm just so concerned, you know, they talk about the great lawyering this defense attorney did.'
  3. 'Why would a judge make a habit of not assigning counsel or, in a contract system, condone lawyering that is like nothing at all?'
  4. 'And it seems his experience with the litigation is one thing that led him from theology to lawyering.'
  5. 'He is not even on our radar, because we need a leader to stop lawyering and start leading.'
  6. '‘The objective is to internalize pro bono lawyering as part of our psyche as well as part of our profession,’ he said.'
  7. 'Judging is different from lawyering, but common law judges are not trained separately from lawyers; they are barristers one day and judges the next.'
  8. 'We now need a term for the moral inverse of ‘honest graft’, organized corruption, with no redeeming features, which is yet thoroughly lawyered and irreproachable before the law.'
  9. 'Right now he is member of Parliament, and still lawyering around.'
  10. 'A substantial and somewhat turgid passage that will have been severely lawyered before it was allowed out, but even so, you begin to get a message, of sorts.'
  11. 'The heavily lawyered press release is very suspicious and leads one to conclude that he had in fact divulged the information.'
  12. 'This idea may not even require a Memorandum of Understanding, a heavily lawyered process that failed other cities in the past.'

More definitions

1. a person whose profession is to represent clients in a court of law or to advise or act for clients in other legal matters.

2. New Testament. an interpreter of the Mosaic Law. Luke 14:

3. verb (used without object)

3. to work as a lawyer; practice law. verb (used with object)

4. to submit (a case, document, or the like) to a lawyer for examination, advice, clarification, etc.

More examples(as adjective)

"slaughters can be lawyer."

"members can be lawyer."

"experts can be lawyer."

"counsels can be lawyer."

"conveyancerses can be lawyer."

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