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prosecutor

noun pros·e·cu·tor \ˈprä-si-ˌkyü-tər\

: a lawyer who represents the side in a court case that accuses a person of a crime and who tries to prove that the person is guilty

Full Definition of PROSECUTOR

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:  a person who institutes a prosecution before a court
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First Known Use of PROSECUTOR

circa 1670

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PROSECUTOR Defined for Kids

prosecutor

noun pros·e·cu·tor \ˈprä-si-ˌkyü-tər\

Definition of PROSECUTOR for Kids

:  a lawyer in a criminal case who tries to prove that the accused person is guilty

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