public prosecutor

noun
an officer charged with the conduct of criminal prosecution in the interest of the public.
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public prosecutor
 
n
law an official in charge of prosecuting important cases

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Example sentences
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.
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