Barrister and solicitor



an attorney who is licensed to prepare cases and argue them in court in the common-law provinces of Canada and in New Zealand and Australia.

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  • Barrister

    (in England) a lawyer who is a member of one of the Inns of Court and who has the privilege of pleading in the higher courts. Compare solicitor (def 4). Informal. any lawyer. Contemporary Examples The founder, Motilal Nehru, an Anglophile barrister, was a liberal member of the Indian nationalist movement. The Unstoppable Gandhi Aravind […]

  • Barro

    adjective (Austral, slang) embarrassing Contemporary Examples barro, a young Bloomberg View columnist, is (it seems to me) more than halfway down the Frum-Bartlett path. The GOP’s Pitiful Reformers Michael Tomasky May 27, 2013 I was thrilled to see Collins take a stand, but I’m generally with barro on this subject. Jason Collins Becomes the First […]



  • Barron

    Clarence Walker, 1855–1928, U.S. financial publisher. Contemporary Examples Barron will be exceptionally important, which is another reason why Republican senators tried to block his confirmation. Obama’s Shocking Success on Judgeships Overturns Conventional Wisdom David Fontana June 8, 2014 But Barron can find comfort in the fact that he is on the right side of history. […]

  • Barros

    João de [zhwoun duh] /ʒwãʊ̃ də/ (Show IPA), (“the Portuguese Livy”) 1496–1570, Portuguese historian. Contemporary Examples She knew that Gómez and Barros were supposed to have her sister, but they had told her she ran away years before. Argentinian Teen Was Starved and Held Captive With a Canine For 9 Years Barbie Latza Nadeau April […]



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