Queen's Counsel (abbreviation QC)
- (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 queen.
- (UK, historical) a barrister or advocate appointed by the Crown during the reign of a queen.
- During the reign of a king, the position is styled King's Counsel (KC).
an honorific status
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