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the prosecution

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe prosecutionthe prosecutionSCTREPRESENTthe lawyers who try to prove in a court of law that someone is guilty of a crimedefence the chief witness for the prosecution prosecution
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witness for the prosecutionThe judges will have to pore over the 22 volumes of evidence already accumulated and hear the 66 witnesses for the prosecution.It was expected that McFarlane would appear as a witness for the prosecution.If it ever comes to a war crimes tribunal for him, our town can provide a few witnesses for the prosecution.Avila said he considered Williams an important witness for the prosecution and made every effort to get him to court.Staudinger survived and will be the main witness for the prosecution.Numerous witnesses for the prosecution followed each other with almost boring repetition into the box.What took place has to be reconstructed with the principal witness for the prosecution being unavailable.She was apt to accuse the witnesses for the prosecution of lying.
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