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pros·e·cu·tor

 (prŏs′ĭ-kyo͞o′tər)
n.
1. One that prosecutes.
2. One that initiates and carries out a legal action, especially criminal proceedings.

prosecutor

(ˈprɒsɪˌkjuːtə)
n
(Law) a person who institutes or conducts legal proceedings, esp in a criminal court

pros•e•cu•tor

(ˈprɒs ɪˌkyu tər)

n.
2. a complainant, chief witness, or the like who instigates prosecution in a criminal proceeding.
[1590–1600; < Medieval Latin, Late Latin prōsecūtor pursuer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prosecutor - a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the stateprosecutor - a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
DA, district attorney - an official prosecutor for a judicial district
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
state attorney, state's attorney - a prosecuting attorney for a state

prosecutor

noun lawyer, attorney, counsel, procurator fiscal (Scot.), prosecuting attorney (U.S.) The public prosecutor modified the charges against him.
Translations
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検察検察官

prosecutor

[ˈprɒsɪkjuːtəʳ] N (Jur) → abogado/a m/f de la acusación (also public prosecutor) → fiscal mf

prosecutor

[ˈprɒsɪkjuːtər] nprocureur mf

prosecutor

nAnkläger(in) m(f)

prosecutor

[ˈprɒsɪkjuːtəʳ] n (Law) public prosecutorprocuratore m della Repubblica

prosecute

(ˈprosikjuːt) verb
to bring a legal action against. He was prosecuted for theft.
ˌproseˈcution noun
1. (an) act of prosecuting or process of being prosecuted. He faces prosecution for drunken driving; There are numerous prosecutions for this offence every year.
2. the person/people bringing a legal action, including the lawyer(s) representing them. First the prosecution stated its case, then the defence.
prosecutor noun
The civil servant who brings legal action.
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The prosecution's case against Datuk Seri Najib Razak who is charged with abusing RM42 million in funds from state-owned SRC International Sdn Bhd has ended after 57 days.
According to the Prosecution's office, the rumour -- which linked divorce rates to an increase in social media use -- is false, and said that no member of the Public Prosecution even hinted to this statement.
'After a careful examination and evaluation of the Prosecution's evidence, and taking into account the Prosecution's own admission that it had no direct evidence available for the proper prosecution of the charge against accused Binay, the Court finds the evidence against accused Binay insufficient to support a finding of guilt beyond reasonable doubt,' the Fifth Division said.
The court's decision came Wednesday, 11 April following prosecution's request for postponement of the case for a day due to absence of its first line of witnesses to commence the trial.
6 (BNA): Head of the Judicial Inspection and the Public Prosecution's Equal Opportunities Committee Advocate General Chancellor Osama Al Ofi said the Attorney General issued decision 16/2019 transferring Advocate General Chancellor Amina Isa to work at the Judicial Inspection which is in charge of examining the Public Prosecution's work, evaluate performance and boost capabilities.
Filing a demurrer to evidence is an act contesting that the prosecution's case due to insufficient evidence.
He faulted the prosecution's handling of the case, saying that EFCC shielded the main culprits from prosecution while meting 'absolute injustice' to the defendants.
ISLAMABAD -- The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Islamabad Wednesday adjourned the hearing of Mumbai attack case till January 30 on the prosecution's request.
Giving his judgment regarding the prosecution's petition, Resident Magistrate Bernard Onkoba said the prosecution had failed to table evidence as to why the bond should be cancelled.
LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands: The defense team representing suspect Salim Ayyash delivered its closing arguments at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Monday, declaring the prosecution's case entirely insufficient in proving their client guilty.
He echoed the prosecution's plea by insisting that it would be unfair to say investigations were taking long in the incident that occurred late June where lives of three individuals were claimed and expect investigations to have borne fruits in a short period of time.
He raised concerns with the prosecution's slowness in furnishing the defence with the documents despite getting ample time from the court.