King's Counsel

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king's + counsel

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King's Counsel (abbreviation KC)

  1. (UK, Canada, New Zealand, occasionally Australia) an honorific status officially conferred on senior or meritorious barristers (and occasionally other kinds of lawyer) during the reign of a king.
  2. (UK, historical) a barrister or advocate appointed by the Crown during the reign of a king.

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