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prosecutor in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprosecutorpros‧e‧cu‧tor /ˈprɒsɪkjuːtə $ ˈprɑːsɪkjuːtər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  SCTREPRESENTa lawyer who is trying to prove in a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
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prosecutorAs a prosecutor, I would never have missed it.Bronx juries were difficult enough for a prosecutor as it was.There may also be a reluctance among prosecutors to look beyond the individual driver, pilot, or captain in each case.Confusion then beset the top ranks of the government and the judiciary-special commissions and prosecutors came and went.Meanwhile scores of rebel sup porters appeared in court as prosecutors pressed the first charges stemming from the coup attempt.The chief prosecutor told the court that Johnson was guilty of a horrible crime and asked for the maximum sentence.Cole, a former Justice Department prosecutor, is equally thorough in the documents he is requesting.The fraud was so obvious that Daley had to permit a special prosecutor to be appointed to investigate.A special prosecutor was appointed to deal with that particular case.