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prosecution

pros·e·cu·tion

prosecution

 
 
pronunciation:
pra s kyu shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the initiating and continuing of legal proceedings against one or more persons.
A witness gave evidence that led to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect.
similar words:
action, indictment, lawsuit, litigation, suit, trial
definition 2: the attorney or attorneys who prosecute.
synonyms:
prosecuting attorney, prosecutor
similar words:
counsel, district attorney, lawyer
definition 3: the supervising and continuing of an action to completion.
similar words:
administration, execution, handling, implementation, management, transaction