lawyer

lawyer(
loy
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uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (profession)
a. el abogado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la abogada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The matter ended up in the hands of lawyers.El asunto acabó en manos de abogados.
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lawyer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el abogado(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la abogado(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
lawyer [ˈlɔːjəʳ]
noun
abogadoaabogada (m) (f);a abogada
I sought the advice of his lawyer, who practised in Leeds. The case cost £40,000 in lawyers' fees alone. Prosecution and defense lawyers are expected to deliver closing arguments next week ...a Dallas criminal lawyer
a divorce lawyer un abogado matrimonialista
Derek Potts, the famous palimony lawyer
En el Reino Unido existen dos tipos diferentes de abogados: solicitors y barristers (estos últimos reciben el nombre de advocates en Escocia). Los solicitors defienden a sus clientes ante tribunales de menor importancia y se encargan de asuntos civiles tales como la compra o venta de propiedades, testamentos, divorcios o el cobro de deudas, aunque pueden ser contratados directamente por el cliente para que los representen en casos tanto civiles como penales. Por su parte, los barristers o advocates no tratan directamente con sus clientes sino que, en los asuntos legales particulares, asesoran solamente en aquellos casos que les son remitidos por los solicitors, ya que su formación va más bien dirigida para actuar ante el Tribunal Supremo.
note See culture box in entry attorney.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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