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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The continuance of something begun with a view to its completion; The institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior; The lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant.

Usage examples (31)
  • Termination of the prosecution is a welcome development.
  • Their actions are proof enough of that, and their prosecution is a good thing.
  • The defendant has quite a lot to lose in the case while the only thing at stake for the prosecution is the reputation of the prosecutor.
  • I was very surprised to read that prosecution is rare. for more
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