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Definition of "judge advocate" []

  • A commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Navy assigned to the Judge Advocate General's Corps. (noun)
  • A staff officer serving as legal adviser to a commander. (noun)
  • An officer acting as prosecutor at a court-martial. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "judge advocate" in a sentence
  • "The judge advocate wrote up an affidavit for the file and Frasconi held on to the Syrian, and Kohl and I moved into position ready for the surveillance itself."