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special prosecutor

noun
1.
(formerly) an independent counsel.
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Examples from the web for special prosecutor
  • The government has sent a bill to parliament to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate corruption.
  • He claimed vindication again last summer when another special prosecutor declined to file criminal charges.
  • Cruz's attorney is correct to call for an out-of-state special prosecutor to step in.
  • They were acquitted, after the public spent a lot of money on a special prosecutor.
  • There also is a special prosecutor with authority to investigate reports of misconduct by government employees.

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