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director of public prosecutions

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
( abbreviation DPP) LAW
in England, the government lawyer who advises the government and decides whether someone formally accused of committing a crime should appear in court: This is a serious offence and we have asked the director of public prosecutions to look into it.
Translations of “director of public prosecutions”
in Chinese (Traditional) 檢察官,檢察長…
in Chinese (Simplified) 检察官,检察长…
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