prosecute translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "prosecute" - English-Spanish dictionary


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
First the prosecution stated its case, then the defence.
prosecutor noun a civil servant who brings legal action.
(Definition of prosecute from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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