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Significado de “prosecution” - Diccionario Inglés

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prosecutionnoun

uk   /ˌprɒs.ɪˈkjuː.ʃən/  us   /ˌprɑː.səˈkjuː.ʃən/
  • prosecution noun (LEGAL)

C2 [C or U] the act of prosecuting someone: A number of the cases have resulted in successful prosecution. Doctors guilty of neglect are liable to prosecution.
the prosecution [S, + sing/pl verb]

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C2 the lawyers in a court case who represent the side that accuses someone of committing a crime: His plea of guilty to manslaughter was not accepted by the prosecution. The prosecution alleged that he lured the officer to his death by making an emergency call.

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  • prosecution noun (ACTIVITIES)

[U] formal the act of taking part in a planned set of activities, especially a war
(Definition of prosecution from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "prosecution" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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prosecutionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌprɑs·ɪˈkju·ʃən/
the act of officially accusing someone of committing an illegal act, esp. by bringing a case against that person in a court of law: [U] She was granted full immunity from prosecution by the state in return for her testimony.
law The prosecution refers to the lawyers in a trial who try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty of that crime.
(Definition of prosecution from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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prosecutionnoun

uk   us   /ˌprɒsɪˈkjuːʃən/ LAW
[C or U] the process of officially accusing someone in a court of law of committing a crime: face prosecution (for sth) The company faces prosecution for breaches of safety regulations.bring a prosecution against sb They decided to bring a private prosecution against the boy's alleged killers.
[S] (also the prosecution) the lawyers who try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty: The prosecution claims that the company tried to mislead investigators by lying under oath.
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(Definition of prosecution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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