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prosecutorial

[pros-i-kyoo-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌprɒs ɪ kyʊˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a prosecutor or prosecution:
prosecutorial zeal.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; prosecutor + -ial
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Examples for prosecutorial
  • From the outset, the process is polluted by a prosecutorial bias.
  • Yet over the past four years, the accountants have taken a prosecutorial beating.
  • There is a long history of the government exercising prosecutorial discretion in this manner.

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