Definitions for prosecutor
ˈprɒs ɪˌkyu tərpros·e·cu·tor
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word prosecutor.
prosecutor, public prosecutor, prosecuting officer, prosecuting attorneynoun
a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
One that carries on any thing; a persuer of any purpose; one who persues another by law in a criminal cause.
Etymology: from prosecute.
one who prosecutes or carries on any purpose, plan, or business
the person who institutes and carries on a criminal suit against another in the name of the government
Etymology: [Cf. L. prosecutor an attendant.]
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. 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
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.
The numerical value of prosecutor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of prosecutor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
But frankly, if you ask me, the eye witnesses on the ground that night in Benghazi are more important to me as a former prosecutor than the former secretary of state.
Was that prosecutor looking into Burisma, the company that had hired Joe Biden's son for $ 50,000 a month ? according to the Ukrainians, that investigation was dormant at the time.
The Prosecutor Office was a birthday party. In a hotel. I was at that hotel. In the wrong place. It's not a crime to go to a party. That's why they released me.
According to the prosecutor's office, they didn't set out to pick apart Adnan's case -- their own case mind Sarah Koenig, they say it just kind of crumbled once they took a hard look.
I am confident that we will do a good job, i do think it would help if we brought in an experienced former prosecutor or an experienced investigator, and I have made that recommendation to both the chairman and the vice chairman.
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- النائب العامArabic
- fiscalCatalan, Valencian
- Staatsanwältin, StaatsanwaltGerman
- procuratrice, procureurFrench
- 検察官, 検察Japanese
- prokurator, oskarżycielPolish
- promotor, promotoraPortuguese
- tùžitelj, tužitèljicaSerbo-Croatian
- kiongozi wa mashtakaSwahili
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