Definition of Crown attorney in English:

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Crown attorney

noun

In Canada, a government prosecutor in criminal cases.
Example sentences
  • It is the wish of both the Crown attorney and the accused through his counsel that sentencing proceed today in the absence of a pre-sentence report.
  • The transcript on withdrawal of the charges shows that prior to trial, with a different Crown attorney, the charges against the plaintiff were withdrawn.
  • The Crown attorney's reasoning for only charging him with manslaughter was that the he's still a young boy, and the judge wouldn't give him murder one.

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Syllabification: Crown at·tor·ney

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