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(in Scotland) any of a number of officers who assist the Lord Advocate in prosecutions.
- ‘If you have a stint as an advocate-depute, it stands you in good stead.’
- ‘In 1861 he was appointed an advocate-depute, in which capacity he prosecuted cases on behalf of the crown.’
- ‘After serving as an advocate-depute between 1983 and 1987, he was appointed solicitor-general.’
- ‘The advocate-depute could give us no reassurance on the point.’
- ‘The qualification which the advocate-depute conceded, is, in our opinion, justified upon a different ground.’
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