el abogado
-the lawyer
See the entry for abogado.


el abogado, la abogada(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (profession)
a. lawyer
La abogada me aconsejó que no contestara ninguna pregunta.The lawyer advised me not to answer any questions.
b. attorney
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tengo que verme con un abogado de inmigración.I have to meet with an immigration attorney.
c. barrister (Australia) (United Kingdom)
Mis padres son abogados jubilados.My parents are both retired barristers.
d. solicitor (does not litigate) (Australia) (United Kingdom)
¿Me recomiendas algún abogado que sea honesto?Could you recommend a solicitor who is honest?
2. (defender)
a. advocate
Déjeme hacer el papel de abogado del diablo en este caso.Allow me to play devil's advocate in this case.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. lawyer (United Kingdom)
b. attorney
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
abogado criminalistacriminal lawyer
abogado defensorcounsel for the defense
abogado del estadopublic prosecutor
abogado laboralistalabor lawyer
abogado de oficiolegal aid lawyer
abogado en prácticasarticled clerk
2. (intercesor)
a. intermediary
3. (defensor)
a. advocate
abogado del diablodevil's advocate
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abogadoa abogada
1 lawyer; attorney(-at-law); (EEUU)
voy a poner el asunto en manos de mi abogado cursó la carrera de abogado este abogado actúa como portavoz de la familia mi abogado estuvo presente en la entrevista
ejercer de abogado to practise o practice law; (EEUU) recibirse de abogado especialmente (Latinoamérica) to qualify as a lawyer
abogado/a auxiliar (México) junior lawyer
abogado/a criminalista criminal lawyer
abogado/a defensor(a) defending counsel
abogado/a del Estado public prosecutor; attorney general; (EEUU)
abogado del diablo devil's advocate
abogado/a de oficio court-appointed counsel; duty solicitor; public defender; (EEUU)
abogado/a de secano barrack-room lawyer
abogado/a laboralista labour lawyer; labor lawyer; (EEUU)
abogado/a matrimonialista divorce lawyer
abogado/a penalista (México) criminal lawyer
2 (defensor, partidario) champion; advocate
son abogados de la independencia vasca
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