|Kanji in this term|
- (law) a lawyer; an attorney
In Japan, only a person who has passed the Japanese bar examination may describe themselves as a 弁護士 (bengoshi) without further qualification. Lawyers licensed in other countries generally add the name of their qualifying jurisdiction as a prefix.
- 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.