What does prosecutor mean?

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ˈprɒs ɪˌkyu tərpros·e·cu·tor

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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

    Etymology: [Cf. L. prosecutor an attendant.]

  2. Prosecutor(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. prosecutor

    In courts-martial the judge-advocate is usually the prosecutor; but if an officer prefers a charge, he sometimes appears to sustain the prosecution. No person can appear as prosecutor not subject to the articles of war, except the judge-advocate.—Hough.

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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

Examples of prosecutor in a Sentence

  1. Ed Rendell:

    I followed the law, but the prosecutor always has the discretion to use their judgment, for what they did, compared to what some other people do in Philadelphia, they served far too much time.

  2. 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)

  3. Geoffrey Pyatt:

    Rather than supporting Ukraine's reforms and working to root out corruption, corrupt actors within the prosecutor general's office are making things worse by openly and aggressively undermining reform.

  4. James Comey:

    Although there is evidence of potential violation of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case, prosecutors necessarily weigh a number of factors before bringing the charges. There are obvious considerations, like the strength of the evidence, especially regarding intent.

  5. Chris Murphy:

    President Donald Trump in 2017's been a prosecutor in Connecticut forever, president Donald Trump in 2017's a law-and-order guy, tough-nosed, well-respected. If I were Democratic Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, I wouldn't have taken this job, but President Donald Trump in 2017's got a reputation of being apolitical and serious.

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