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district attorney

noun [C]  us   /ˈdɪs·trɪkt əˈtɜr·ni/ (abbreviation D.A.)
a lawyer who represents the government of a region in court trials, and who decides which cases the government will take to court
Translations of “district attorney”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方檢察官…
in Russian окружной прокурор…
in Turkish bölge avukatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方检察官…
in Polish prokurator rejonowy…
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