HyperDic: prosecutor

English > 1 sense of the word prosecutor:
NOUNperson prosecutor, public prosecutor, prosecuting officer, prosecuting attorneya government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
prosecutor > pronunciation
Soundspraa'sihkyuw.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > prosecutor: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state.
Synonymspublic prosecutor, prosecuting officer, prosecuting attorney
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
Verbsprosecutebring a criminal action against (in a trial)
prosecuteconduct a prosecution in a court of law

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