Definition of public prosecutor in English:

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public prosecutor

Pronunciation: /ˈpəblik ˈpräsəˌkyo͞odər/


A law officer who conducts criminal proceedings on behalf of the government or in the public interest.
Example sentences
  • Only the magistrate, public prosecutors, the suspects and the grandmother of the minor were allowed in court.
  • The public prosecutor stated they were wrongfully arrested and he could not take the case to court.
  • The public prosecutors with jurisdiction over the matter didn't treat the incidents so lightly.

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Syllabification: pub·lic pros·e·cu·tor

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