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- (Britain) a barrister or advocate appointed by the Crown (when the monarch is a queen)
- In Canada, an honorific status conferred by the federal or provincial governments to senior or meritorious lawyers.
- King's Counsel (when the monarch is a king).
a barrister (UK)
an honorific status (Canada)
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