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ˈprɒs ɪˌkyu tərpros·e·cu·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosecutor, public prosecutor, prosecuting officer, prosecuting attorneynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. prosecutornoun

    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. Prosecutornoun

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

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

  2. Prosecutornoun

    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. Paul Hokemeyer:

    People who snoop look for confirmation that their partner is up to no good, just like a successful prosecutor needs hard evidence to convict a person suspected of a crime, a snooper feels they need more than just their intuition to prove their partner is untrustworthy.

  2. Subodh Chandra:

    Any presentation to a grand jury -- without the prosecutor advocating for Tamir -- is a charade, to get so-called experts to assist in the whitewash -- when the world has the video of what happened -- is all the more alarming.

  3. Lopez Obrador:

    What Reforma published is in the prosecutor’s file. I don’t know how they got it, but it’s real.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Israel completely rejects the ICC prosecutor’s announcement about opening a preliminary examination on the basis of the outrageous request by the Palestinian Authority, the Palestinian Authority is not a country and therefore it is not the court’s place, also according to its own rules, to carry out an examination like this.

  5. Merrick Garland:

    I’ve read, in the last few days, these allegations about Kristen Clarke, who I’ve also gotten to know, who I also trust, who I believe is a person of integrity, whose views about the civil rights division I have discussed with her and they are in line with my own, i have every reason to want her. She is an experienced former line prosecutor of hate crimes and we need somebody like that.

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