Definition of Crown prosecutor in English:

Crown prosecutor

Line breaks: Crown pros|ecu¦tor


  • (In England, Wales, and Canada) a lawyer who acts for the Crown, especially a prosecutor in a criminal court. In Canada also called Crown attorney.
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    • The article accused the Crown prosecutor of addressing the Chief Justice by his Christian name.
    • A Crown prosecutor was forced to apologize to a provincial court judge after walking out of her courtroom in frustration over a ruling.
    • A North Vancouver provincial court judge declared a mistrial in an attempted murder case Friday because police did not provide two pages of a statement made by the complainant to the Crown prosecutor.

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