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lawyer

1. a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitor
2. a popular name for burbot (a fish)
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All this is self-inflicted damage, which Hillary Clinton compounded with evasions and half-truths, coming across as lawyerly and shifty.
The Federal Reserve's Office of Inspector General, in lawyerly language, calls the problem a "dominant management official.
It seems that some of the terms which appear in the final version of the ASEAN Charter are not up to his lawyerly standard, the result, in his opinion, of "non-English-speaking non-lawyers" who "insist on drafting legal documents by committee" (p.
Inclined to lawyerly prudence, yet not without Wilsonian idealism, he was determined to reverse that.
She decided, in all her lawyerly wisdom, to publish the exchange on Twitter and tagged in a couple of wellknown feminists.
s lawyerly, theological-ethical acumen, and ameliorative, division-bridging aims especially well.
Two television stations will be moving in a deal that involves two sellers, two buyers, four networks, four translators, and about 160 pages of lawyerly language for the contracts alone.
He's back to his usual small-town lawyerly duties in Champaign-Urbana, handling divorces and helping people beat DUI raps.
He has worked, in an SEO capacity, as a freelancer for Trinity Mirror and, most recently, as head of digital for Liverpool startup Lawyerly.
The Cooper Union speech is the longest, most lawyerly and least poetic of all Lincoln's great speeches.
Like Corwin, but probably unlike more lawyerly reviews of presidential power, Fisher by no means limits himself to judicial opinions when analyzing the president's constitutional powers.
We eschew ponderous lawyerly prose for simpler phrases.