What is the correct plural form of "attorney"?
Hello! Is "attornies" or "attorneys" the right plural form of attorney?
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Attorneys. Change the 'y' to 'i' if a noun ends in 'y'. But this rule doesn't apply here. The reason is the letter preceding the final consonant is a vowel. So this rule apples only when another consonant precedes the final consonant. For example; Buddy ==> buddies
The plural form is attorneys and this is because the letter before the final consonant (y) is a vowel(e). It would be attornies if the word before the final consonant was another consonant e.g "mommy" changes to "mommies".
The plural form is ATTORNEYS. The Y does NOT change to IE because the letter before the Y is a VOWEL (an E). Another similar example is VALLEY - VALLEYS.
In Britain and Australia they are called solicitors not attorneys!
The correct answer is Attorneys
Attorneys because over here a vowal is there before the ending word y, beso the ies rule will not apply
The plural spelling for 'attorney' is ""attorneys"" .Because of the vowel before the final letter, this word doesn't follow the rule of "y" words turning to "ies" when pluralized. If you are talking about an 'attorney general', a specific type of attorney ,the plural form is "attorneys general" in the US and "attorney-generals in UK . Hope it helped you.