(In the US) a public official who acts as prosecutor for the state in a particular district.
- The report examines the corruption of some of the union officials who have not been prosecuted by the district attorney's office.
- Biely resigned from the district attorney's office and officially withdrew as a candidate, but could not get his name off the ballot.
- Only if a manufacturer refused to comply could the bureau turn the case over to a district attorney for prosecution.
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