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prosecutor

pros·e·cu·tor

prosecutor

 
 
pronunciation:
pra s kyu tr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an attorney who prosecutes, esp. when serving as an official of a county, district, or other government entity; prosecuting attorney.
The defense lawyer knew the tough prosecutor would make it hard for her to win her case.
similar words:
prosecution
definition 2: one who initiates a legal proceeding against a person or persons.