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"prosecutor" in British English

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prosecutornoun [C]

uk   /ˈprɒs.ɪ.kjuː.tər/  us   /ˈprɑː.sɪ.kjuː.t̬ɚ/
C2 a ​legalofficial who ​accuses someone of ​committing a ​crime, ​especially in a ​lawcourt

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(Definition of prosecutor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prosecutornoun [C]

 us   /ˈprɑs·ɪˌkjut̬·ər/
a ​legalrepresentative who ​officiallyaccuses someone of ​committing a ​crime by ​bringing a ​case against that ​person in a ​court of ​law: Federal prosecutors ​intend to retry the ​case.
(Definition of prosecutor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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prosecutornoun [C]

uk   us   /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: afederal/​public prosecutor
(Definition of prosecutor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prosecutor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 检察官, 公诉人…
in Turkish davacı avukatı, savcı…
in Russian прокурор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 檢察官, 公訴人…
in Polish prokurator, oskarżyciel/ka…
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