Definition Of prosecutor


a person, especially a public official, who institutes legal proceedings against someone.

The county prosecutor is a public official, but he called these people animals and thugs.

Example Of prosecutor

  • After the conviction prosecutors asked the court in the city of Tel Aviv to hand down five life sentences.

  • As soon as he leaves office, prosecutors can call him to the dock.

  • Defendants and prosecutors may appeal a verdict to the Court of Appeals and then to the Supreme Court.

  • Defense attorneys counter that prosecutorial misconduct is underreported because it is frequently undetected unless a case reaches trial.

  • Government prosecutors issued warrants for the arrest of five leading bank union officials.

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