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Director of Public Prosecutions

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDirector of Public ProsecutionsDiˌrector of ˌPublic Proseˈcutions (abbrev. the DPP) noun  in the legal system of England and Wales, the lawyer whose job it is to decide whether or not a person should be charged with a crime, in cases where it is not clear. There is a similar official in Scotland called the procurator fiscal.From Longman Business DictionaryDirector of Public ProsecutionsDiˌrector of ˌPublic Proseˈcutions abbreviation DPP noun LAWJOBin England, an important official who advises the government on legal subjects and decides which cases should go before a court of lawA file was sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions, but the DPP decided not to press charges against the individuals concerned.
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