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Definition of "prosecutor" []

  • One that prosecutes. (noun)
  • One that initiates and carries out a legal action, especially criminal proceedings. (noun)
  • See prosecuting attorney. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prosecutor" in a sentence
  • "With the assumption that the prosecutor is a more reliable source of information than the defense."
  • "Ms Karas explained ‘what the prosecutor is aiming for, what the defense is aiming for, and the punishments would be for the for just the murder change’."
  • "Let's see, who else should not be mirandized "just because" a prosecutor is absolutely certain that they have enough evidence to convict them at a trial?"