defence counsel

defence counsel
/dɪ'fens ˌkaυnsəl/ noun
a lawyer who represents the defendant in a lawsuit

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  • counsel — 1 noun technical 1 (singular) a type of lawyer who represents you in court: The judge asked counsel for the defence to explain. 2 keep your own counsel to keep your plans, opinions etc secret 3 (U) literary advice 2 verb (T) 1 formal to advise… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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