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Q: What does B.A.R mean? Lawyers are members, what does it mean? Why are you a member? I was told it is British!

Marco advised I ask google, isn't this ask a lawyer. If google is the best answer, I knew lawyers are part of the problem

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: It's not an acronym.


[20-22] "... (Britain, law) The railing surrounding the part of a courtroom in which the judges, lawyers, defendants and witnesses stay

(US, law) "the Bar" or "the bar" The bar exam, the legal licensing exam.

He's studying hard to pass the Bar this time; he's failed it twice before.

(law, metonymically, "the Bar", "the bar") Collectively, lawyers or the legal profession; specifically applied to barristers in some countries but including all lawyers in others.

He was called to the bar, he became a barrister. ...".

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