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esquire

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esquire/ˈɛˌskwajɚ/
Britishˈskwajə/noun
pluralesquires
esquire
/ˈɛˌskwajɚ/Britishˈskwajə/
noun
pluralesquires
Learner's definition of ESQUIRE  
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◊ The use of Esq. after a man's name was once common in British English but is now considered somewhat old-fashioned. In U.S. English, Esq. is used in writing after the name of an attorney, and it is used for both men and women.
— used as a title of courtesy after a name — in writing usually used in its abbreviated form Esq.
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