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prosecutions, plural;
  1. The institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge
    • - Olesky faces prosecution on charges he spied for Russian intelligence
    • - they lacked the funds to embark on private prosecutions
  2. The party instituting or conducting legal proceedings against someone in a lawsuit
    • - the main witness for the prosecution
  3. The continuation of a course of action with a view to its completion
    • - the network's prosecution of its commercial ends

  1. the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
  2. the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant
  3. pursuance: the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
  4. (prosecute) conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  5. (prosecute) bring a criminal action against (in a trial); "The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson"
  6. (prosecute) carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
  7. 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. ...
  8. (Prosecuted) Criminal law, or penal law, is the bodies of rules with the potential for severe impositions as punishment for failure to comply. ...
  9. (prosecute) To start civil or criminal proceedings against; To charge, try; To pursue something to the end
  10. (prosecutor) A lawyer who decides whether to charge a person with a crime and tries to prove in court that the person is guilty
  11. (prosecute) To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  12. (Prosecute) To bring judicial proceedings against a person and to administer them until the conclusion of the court proceedings. Lawyers are hired by the government to administer the prosecution of criminal charges in the courts.
  13. (Prosecute) To put on trial or act against
  14. (prosecute) submit a charging document to a court; seek a grand jury indictment against person(s) accused of committing criminal offenses
  15. (Prosecutor) Lawyer employed by the government to represent the public's interests in court proceedings against people accused of committing crimes.
  16. (Prosecutor) The attorney who represents the federal, state or local government in a case against a criminal defendant. Also known as district attorney, county attorney, city attorney, United States attorney or state attorney.
  17. (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. ...
  18. (Prosecutor) A lawyer who works for the local, state or federal government to bring and litigate criminal cases.
  19. (Prosecutor) A public official appointed or elected to represent the state in criminal cases in a particular judicial district.
  20. (Prosecutor) Typically lawyers who possess a university degree in law, are recognized as legal professionals by the court in which they intend to represent the state.
  21. (Prosecutor) an attorney employed by a government and responsible for leading trials against people who violate the rules of the state
  22. The proceedings from the initial filing of a patent application in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to the issuance of the patent.
  23. Taking legal action against someone and bringing a case to court – see Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS)COPFS is responsible for the prosecution of crime in Scotland, the investigation of sudden or suspicious deaths and the investigation of complaints against the police..
  24. Members of the public have no immunity from prosecution if, while attempting to give way to an emergency vehicle, they commit a moving traffic offence (such as going across the stop line at a red traffic signal, or speeding).
  25. Agency responsible for initiating proceedings in a criminal case by making affidavit charging a named person with the commission of a criminal offense. Takes charge of the case and performs function of trial lawyer for the People.