Translation of "prosecute" - English-Spanish dictionary

prosecute

verb uk /ˈprɒs·ɪ·kjuːt/

to accuse someone of a crime in a court of law

procesar, enjuiciar, entablar acción judicial contra
No one has been prosecuted for the murders.

(Translation of “prosecute” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

prosecute

verb /ˈprosikjuːt/

to bring a legal action against

procesar, enjuiciar
He was prosecuted for theft.
prosecution noun

(an) act of prosecuting or process of being prosecuted

proceso, juicio; acusación
He faces prosecution for drunken driving
There are numerous prosecutions for this offence every year.

the person/people bringing a legal action, including the lawyer(s) representing them

acusación
First the prosecution stated its case, then the defence.
prosecutor noun

a civil servant who brings legal action.

Fiscal

(Translation of “prosecute” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)