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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Navy assigned to the Judge Advocate General's Corps.
  • n. A staff officer serving as legal adviser to a commander.
  • n. An officer acting as prosecutor at a court-martial.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A commissioned officer acting as a lawyer to advise a court martial on points of law or to act as prosecutor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Judge.
  • n. a person appointed to act as prosecutor at a court-martial; he acts as the representative of the government, as the responsible adviser of the court, and also, to a certain extent, as counsel for the accused, when he has no other counsel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See advocate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an officer assigned to the judge advocate general
  • n. a staff officer serving as legal adviser to a military commander


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