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"Advokaten taper saken."

Translation:The lawyer loses the case.

2 years ago

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"An Advocate" means the same as a lawyer in british/indian english. I presume both of them have similar origins.

2 years ago

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Yup. The word amongst most of the western world has the same root, the latin 'advocatus,' but in English we use 'lawyer' from the Middle English term.

2 years ago