What does prosecutor mean?

Definitions for prosecutorˈprɒs ɪˌkyu tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word prosecutor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosecutor, public prosecutor, prosecuting officer, prosecuting attorney(noun)

    a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state

Wiktionary

  1. prosecutor(Noun)

    A lawyer who decides whether to charge a person with a crime and tries to prove in court that the person is guilty.

    The prosecutor got the witness to admit he was lying.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prosecutor(noun)

    one who prosecutes or carries on any purpose, plan, or business

  2. Prosecutor(noun)

    the person who institutes and carries on a criminal suit against another in the name of the government

  3. Origin: [Cf. L. prosecutor an attendant.]

Freebase

  1. Prosecutor

    The prosecutor is the chief legal representative of the prosecution in countries with either the common law adversarial system, or the civil law inquisitorial system. The prosecution is the legal party responsible for presenting the case in a criminal trial against an individual accused of breaking the law.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. prosecutor

    1. One who abets a crime after it has or has not been committed. 2. An oratorical censor that precedes the coming of the hangman. 3. A pumice-stone that gives to the Statue of Justice a cleanly, Christian look. 4. A nose that can sniff the gallows, long before the wood is cut for it in the forest.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosecutor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosecutor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Russell Ainsworth:

    We need an experienced prosecutor to investigate perjury. We do not need a prosecutor accused of perjury, that's not the kind of experience required for a thorough job.

  2. Evan Nappen:

    I called the prosecutor to see what we could do on this, and the prosecutor told me that they were waiting for ballistics, and I ’m thinking, ‘ What ? Ballistics on a flintlock ?'.

  3. Joseph Cammarata:

    This is a prosecutor that clearly has identified cases and only brings cases in which he can win, if you're on the side of being charged by this prosecutor, that's going to be some cause for concern.

  4. Ilaan Maazel:

    In both cases there was no special prosecutor investigating the police, and I think that's a problem, police have a hard job but it's so important that when a police officer violates the law that he's held accountable.

  5. Prosecutor Jarrett Ferentino:

    We are not talking about fear. We are not talking about fright. We are talking about terror and torture with a capital T. Prosecutor Jarrett J. Ferentino (arguing for the imposition of dearly upon serial killer Hugo Selenski)

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