how to pronounce attorney


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attorney is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of attorney in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… or even ask an attorney if they ever do …”

meanings of attorney


  1. One such who practised in the courts of the common law (cf solicitor, proctor).
  2. An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf.
  3. A lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
  4. A solicitor.
  5. A title given to lawyers and notaries public, or those holders by profession who also do other jobs. Usually capitalized or abbreviated as Atty.


  1. To work as a legal attorney.
  2. To provide with a legal attorney.

attorney frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word attorney occurs in english on average 24.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics attorney can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that attorney can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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