attorney general

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the chief law officer of a country or state

the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department

the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States

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Then he disappeared behind the trees of the island, and March and Fisher turned to meet the Attorney-General, who was coming out of the house with a visage of grim assurance.
Long after Bar got made Attorney-General, this was told of him as a master-stroke.
I'll see the Attorney-General to-night, and will send for you to- morrow morning.
your friend Heep is a young fellow who might be attorney-general.
I have inherited from my predecessor Trevor Moniz, some very sensitive matters with ramifications for the integrity of the office of Attorney-General and the administration of justice as a whole.