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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 ​courtcase 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 ​emergencycall.

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  • prosecution noun (ACTIVITIES)

[U] formal the ​act of taking ​part in a ​planned set of ​activities, ​especially a ​war
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prosecutionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌprɑs·ɪˈkju·ʃən/
the ​act of ​officiallyaccusing someone of ​committing an ​illegalact, esp. by ​bringing a ​case against that ​person in a ​court of ​law: [U] She was ​grantedfullimmunity 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 ​personaccused of ​committing a ​crime is ​guilty of that ​crime.
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prosecutionnoun

uk   us   /ˌprɒsɪˈkjuːʃən/ LAW
[C or U] the ​process of ​officiallyaccusing someone in a ​court of ​law of ​committing a ​crime: face prosecution (for sth) The ​company faces prosecution for ​breaches of ​safetyregulations.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 ​personaccused of ​committing a ​crime is guilty: The prosecution ​claims that the ​companytried to ​mislead investigators by lying under ​oath.
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