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prosecuted

verb
past tense of prosecute

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to carry through (as a process) to completion
  • the neurologists plan to prosecute their research for as long as funding remains available

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“Prosecuted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prosecuted. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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