HyperDic: prosecuting_attorney

English > 1 sense of the expression prosecuting attorney:
NOUNperson prosecuting attorney, prosecutor, public prosecutor, prosecuting officera government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
English > prosecuting attorney: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state.
Synonymsprosecutor, public prosecutor, prosecuting officer
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerdistrict attorney, DAAn official prosecutor for a judicial district
state's attorney, state attorneyA prosecuting attorney for a state
Broaderlawyer, attorneyA professional person authorized to practice law
official, functionaryA worker who holds or is invested with an office
Spanishfiscal, procuradora, procurador
Catalanfiscal

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