Attorney-general


Attorney-general
Attorney-general At*tor"ney-gen"er*al, n.; (pl. Attorney-generals or Attorneys-general). (Law) The chief law officer of the state, empowered to act in all litigation in which the law-executing power is a party, and to advise this supreme executive whenever required. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.