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    what's the word?

    What's the word for an exam for getting lawyer's certificate?

    thanks

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    Re: what's the word?

    In the US, you take an exam called the LSAT to get into law school. After you graduate, you must pass the Bar Exam to be able to practice as an attorney.

    I expect the process varies depending on what country you live in.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: what's the word?

    Isn't there a more general word that can be applied to all countries?

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    Re: what's the word?

    Quote Originally Posted by shabani View Post
    Isn't there a more general word that can be applied to all countries?
    No.

    The words lawyer, attorney, barrister, solicitor, advocate, etc have different meanings in different countries, and the regulations for becoming whatever it is also differ.

    The most general thing you can say is, "the qualification examinations (one takes) to become a lawyer".

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