solicitor


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so·lic·i·tor

 (sə-lĭs′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. One that solicits, especially one that seeks trade or contributions.
2. An attorney holding a public office that handles cases involving a city, state, or other jurisdiction.
3. Chiefly British An attorney who advises clients on legal matters, represents clients in certain lower courts, and prepares cases for barristers to present in the higher courts.
4. Canadian A barrister and solicitor; a lawyer.

solicitor

(səˈlɪsɪtə)
n
1. (Law) (in Britain) a lawyer who advises clients on matters of law, draws up legal documents, prepares cases for barristers, etc, and who may represent clients in certain courts. Compare barrister
2. (Law) (in the US) an officer responsible for the legal affairs of a town, city, etc
3. a person who solicits
soˈlicitorship n

so•lic•i•tor

(səˈlɪs ɪ tər)

n.
1. a person who solicits, as contributions or trade.
2. an officer having charge of the legal business of a city, town, etc.
3. (in England and Wales) a member of the legal profession who advises clients, represents them before the lower courts, and prepares cases for barristers to try in the higher courts.
4. (in Canada) a lawyer.
[1375–1425]
so•lic′i•tor•ship`, n.

solicitor

In the United States, a lawyer; in the United Kingdom, a lawyer who is able to plead only in lower courts and is not a member of the bar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solicitor - a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votessolicitor - a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
fundraiser - someone who solicits financial contributions
petitioner, requester, suppliant, supplicant - one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors"
2.solicitor - a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
law agent - a solicitor in Scotland
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

solicitor

noun lawyer, attorney, counsel, advocate, barrister, counsellor, legal adviser I was a solicitor before I retired.
Translations
مُحَامٍمُحامي إجْراء، مُحامٍ غَيْر مُرافِع
advokát-kaprávní zástupce
advokat
lakimies
odvjetnik
lögmaîur, málflutningsmaîur
事務弁護士
변호사
odvetnik
advokat
ทนายความ
danışman avukathukuk danışmanıhukuk müşaviri
luật sư

solicitor

[səˈlɪsɪtəʳ]
A. N
1. (Brit) (Jur) (= lawyer) → procurador(a) m/f, abogado/a m/f; (for wills) → notario/a m/f LAWYERS
2. (US) (= officer) → representante mf, agente mf (Jur) → abogado/a m/f asesor(a) adscrito/a a un municipio
B. CPD Solicitor General N (Brit) → subfiscal mf de la corona (US) → Procurador(a) m/f general del Estado

solicitor

[səˈlɪsɪtər] n
(British) (for wills, documents)notaire m; (in court)avocat m
(US) (= chief law officer) avocat(e) principal(e) dans un ministère ou une grande municipalité

solicitor

n (Jur, Brit) → Rechtsanwalt m/-anwältin f (der/die normalerweise nicht vor Gericht plädiert); (US) → Justizbeamte(r) m/-beamtin f; Solicitor General (Brit) → zweiter Kronanwalt, zweite Kronanwältin; (US) → ˜ Generalstaatsanwalt m/-anwältin f

solicitor

[səˈlɪsɪtəʳ] n (Brit) (in court) → avvocato/essa; (for wills) → notaio (Am) → rappresentante m legale (di una città o un ministero)

solicit

(səˈlisit) verb
to ask (for). People working for charities are permitted to solicit (money from) the public.
soˈlicitor noun
a lawyer who prepares legal documents and briefs, gives legal advice, and (in the lower courts only) speaks on behalf of his clients.

solicitor

مُحَامٍ právní zástupce advokat Rechtsanwalt νομικός σύμβουλος abogado defensor lakimies avocat odvjetnik avvocato 事務弁護士 변호사 advocaat advokat radca prawny solicitador юрисконсульт advokat ทนายความ hukuk danışmanı luật sư 律师
References in classic literature ?
That she should never trouble him--but never, never: neither appeal nor complain nor write about anything; only meet all questions herself, receive all moneys from his solicitor, take the whole thing over and let him alone.
Consider the energies wasted in the seeking of markets, the sterile trades, such as drummer, solicitor, bill-poster, advertising agent.
The solicitor addressed me as he descended the stair.
My father was then on the point of retiring from the active pursuit of his profession; and in succeeding to his business, I also succeeded to his connection with the Vanstones as the family solicitor.
Henry Spiker being solicitor to something Or to Somebody, I forget what or which, remotely connected with the Treasury.
You know he is Miss Havisham's man of business and solicitor, and has her confidence when nobody else has?
My solicitor will call on your father to arrange business matters, and you shall be as happy as wealth and liberty can make you.
Solicitor, for just before leaving London I got word that my examination was successful, and I am now a full-blown solicitor
said he to Ali, who came immediately, "take that to my solicitor.
The next morning a letter from my solicitor arrived, summoning me to town on important business.
The soldier called one of his eminence's officers, who, in the tone in which a youth in office directs a solicitor to a minister, let fall these words: "The other staircase, in front.
Baxter--the solicitor who had sold Holmescroft to M'Leod.