prosecuting-attorney

prosecuting attorney

noun (sometimes initial capital letters)
the public officer in a county, district, or other jurisdiction charged with carrying on the prosecution in criminal proceedings.

Origin:
1825–35

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prosecuting attorney
 
n
(US) law (in some states) an officer in a judicial district appointed to conduct criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state and people

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