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public prosecutor

noun
1.
an officer charged with the conduct of criminal prosecution in the interest of the public.
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Examples for public prosecutor
  • Grippes met the retired public prosecutor on the landing and they discussed the nuclear threat.
  • The indictments prepared by the public prosecutor are almost surreally obtuse.
  • Grippes and the public prosecutor, meeting by chance on the day of the mishap, took a long time and needed a rest on each landing.
  • The public prosecutor read from charge sheets and the defendants-or, less often, their lawyers-responded.
  • He was arrested, but found out while dining with a public prosecutor that his case had been dropped.
  • His business dealings are now being investigated by the public prosecutor's office.
  • The public prosecutor may question the president next week.
  • The public prosecutor is seeking legal advice on whether the book may be defamatory.
  • The combined firepower of the legislature, judiciary, the public prosecutor and even the army is being deployed.
  • The case was brought by civil plaintiffs, against the advice of the public prosecutor.
British Dictionary definitions for public prosecutor

public prosecutor

noun
1.
(law) an official in charge of prosecuting important cases
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