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Director of Public Prosecutionsnoun [S]

uk   /daɪˌrek.tər əv ˌpʌb.lɪk prɒs.ɪˈkjuː.ʃənz/ us   /daɪˌrek.tɚ əv ˌpʌb.lɪk prɑː.səˈkjuː.ʃənz/
the official title of the lawyer who works for the UK government and decides if someone formally accused of committing a crime should be made to appear in a law court
(Definition of Director of Public Prosecutions from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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director of public prosecutionsnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   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.
(Definition of director of public prosecutions from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Director of Public Prosecutions”
in Chinese (Simplified) 检察官,检察长…
in Chinese (Traditional) 檢察官,檢察長…
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