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English definition of “prosecutor”

prosecutor

noun [C]     /ˈprɒsɪkjuːtər/ LAW
a lawyer in a court of law who tries to prove that someone is gulity of a crime: The defense and prosecutors agreed to recommend a one-year jail sentence.
a lawyer who represents the government in a court of law: a federal/public prosecutor
(Definition of prosecutor noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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