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Definitions of Attorney general:
- noun: the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States
Example: "The post of Attorney General was created in 1789"
- noun: the chief law officer of a country or state
- noun: the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department
Example: "Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington"
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