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/ˌprɒs ɪˈkyu ʃən/
the institution and carrying on of legal proceedings against a person.
the body of officials by whom such proceedings are instituted and carried on.
the following up of something undertaken or begun, usually to its completion.
) a following up. See
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Also subsequent action by the
service and the courts.
He should state unequivocally that he will not propose a law to render the head of state immune from criminal
Of course the top officers lose their jobs and can be subject to criminal
Another new technology made available with overtures of investigative purposes for criminal
may well try to have him answer to more.
But the lack does make the legal basis for
kind of weak.
After hearing evidence from the
and the defense, juries decide the facts.
The ratings agencies were given immunity from
After eight years, it is finally batter up for the
officials refused to comment on the report.
British Dictionary definitions for
the act of prosecuting or the state of being prosecuted
the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a person
the proceedings brought in the name of the Crown to put an accused on trial
the lawyers acting for the Crown to put the case against a person
the following up or carrying on of something begun, esp with a view to its accomplishment or completion
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