state attorney


noun


Nearby words

  1. statampere,
  2. statant,
  3. statcoulomb,
  4. state,
  5. state aid,
  6. state bank,
  7. state bird,
  8. state capitalism,
  9. state chamber,
  10. state church

state's attorney

or state attorney

noun

(in judicial proceedings) the legal representative of the state.

Origin of state's attorney

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80

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