HyperDic: prosecuting_officer

English > 1 sense of the expression prosecuting officer:
NOUNperson prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor, prosecuting attorneya government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
English > prosecuting officer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state.
Synonymsprosecutor, public prosecutor, 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

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