call to the bar


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call to the bar

1. noun Admission as a lawyer (American English), or specifically as a barrister or solicitor (British English). Ms. Fields earned her call to the bar only last year but has already represented many high-profile clients in court.
2. verb To receive admission as a lawyer (American English) or as a barrister or solicitor (British English). I studied law in Dublin, but I was called to the bar in London and have my practice set up there now.
See also: bar, call