the prosecution

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: the side of a legal case which argues that a person who is accused of a crime is guilty : the lawyer or lawyers who prosecute someone in a court case The prosecution called their first witness. The defense told the jury that the prosecution had not proved its case. often used before another nounprosecution attorneys/lawyers

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“The prosecution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20prosecution. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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