Focus on the pronunciation of prosecution
English definition of “prosecution”
/ˌprɒsɪˈkjuːʃən/ noun LAW
› [C or U] the process of officially accusing someone in a court of law of committing a crime: face prosecution (for sth) The company faces prosecution for breaches of safety regulations.bring a prosecution against sb They decided to bring a private prosecution against the boy's alleged killers.
› (also the prosecution) [S] the lawyers who try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty: The prosecution claims that the company tried to mislead investigators by lying under oath. → Compare defence