Definitions

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  • n. Counsel; advisor; councilor; barrister.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An advocate; a counselor: used in parts of the United States settled by Spaniards.

Etymologies

Borrowing from Spanish abogado, from Latin advocatus (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I find this discussion muy interesante licenciado vs abogado is on the same level as the UK use of solicitor vs barrister.

    "Lo arruinastes"

  • Tuvo que regresar a su pueblo natal para trabajar como abogado.

    200 a��os de Abraham Lincoln

  • De padres agricultores, Lincoln tuvo una educación autodidacta, pero su tesón le permitió convertirse en abogado.

    200 a��os de Abraham Lincoln

  • So even as they were criticized Saddam's violations of the Geneva Conventions, Bush's lawyer ( "mi abogado," as Bush cutely referred to him) had made the judgment that those rules were "quaint" and "obsolete," a judgment Bush confirmed at Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo, Bagram and in other torture chambers around the world.

    Sandy Goodman: Iraq: Whose Ox Is Gored?

  • [E] l asunto es que hace siete meses a la Casade Alvaritode Nariño entró una camioneta en la que llegaron el abogado de alias Don Berna (paramilitar supuestamente desmovilizado), y un representante de la oficina de Envigado.

    Conflict Continues Between Uribe and Supreme Court

  • Él leía al entrar yo en el bufete del abogado: He was reading when I entered the lawyer's office.

    Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)

  • Si entonces V. no satisface su deuda mi abogado dará los pasos necesarios y V. será responsable de (liable for) los gastos y perjuicios habidos y por haber (damages accrued and to accrue).

    Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)

  • (Ella) ha tenido una entrevista con su abogado: She has had an interview with her barrister, lawyer or solicitor.

    Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)

  • When Mrs. Tucker had politely asked after the absent Don Jose, Dona Clara wound her swarthy arms around the fair American's waist and replied, "But why did you send for the abogado Poindexter when my brother called?"

    On the Frontier

  • La mujer del abogado no respondió palabra, y siguió haciendo calceta como un autómata.

    Novelas Cortas

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