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prosecuting attorney a public official responsible for prosecuting criminal cases in a given jurisdiction; prosecutor.
prosecution the initiating and continuing of legal proceedings against one or more persons. [3 definitions]
prosecutor an attorney who prosecutes, esp. when serving as an official of a county, district, or other government entity; prosecuting attorney. [2 definitions]
proselyte one who has newly become an adherent of a creed, doctrine, or the like, esp. of a religion; convert. [2 definitions]
proselytize to convert or try actively to convert (others) to one's own beliefs or religion.
prosit (Latin) may it do good (used as a toast).
prosody the study of poetic forms and meters. [2 definitions]
prospect foreseeable possibility; expectation. [5 definitions]
prospective likely or expected. [2 definitions]
prospector a person who prospects, or searches, for precious minerals and metals.
prospectus a written description or summary of a proposed project.
prosper to succeed or have good luck, esp. financially or materially; thrive.
prosperity the state of succeeding or flourishing, esp. financially.
prosperous having wealth, success, or good fortune. [2 definitions]
prostaglandin any of a group of lipids derived from arachidonic acid and having a hormone-like effect in mammals.
prostate see "prostate gland." [2 definitions]
prostate gland the muscular gland that surrounds the urethra at the base of the bladder in male mammals, and that secretes a fluid discharge for sperm.
prosthesis the replacement of a defective or missing bodily limb or other part with an artificial substitute. [2 definitions]
prosthetics the surgical or dental speciality that deals with the design, production, fitting, and use of artificial organs and body parts. [2 definitions]
prostitute one who earns money by engaging in sexual relations with others for a fee. [4 definitions]
prostitution the act or practice of selling oneself for sexual purposes. [2 definitions]