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American English: /ˌprɑsəˈkjuʃ(ə)n/
British English: /prɒsɪˈkjuːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of prosecution in Spanish:


  • 1 (Law) 1.1 uncountable (bringing to trial)
    interposición (feminine) de una acción judicial
    Example sentences
    • Two people are facing possible prosecutions for malicious or criminal damage.
    • To respond to mass atrocity with legal prosecutions is to embrace the rule of law.
    • Certainly, he contends, Parliament never intended to impose a filter for criminal prosecutions.
    1.2 countable (court case) to bring a prosecution against somebody
    interponer una acción judicial contra alguien
    it's his second prosecution for theft
    es la segunda vez que lo procesan por robo
    1.3 (prosecuting side)the prosecution (before noun) prosecution case prosecution witness
    testigo (masculine or feminine) de cargo or de la acusación
    Example sentences
    • Whether the prosecution proceed with that retrial is a matter for their judgment.
    • At trial, the prosecution called a number of remand witnesses to give evidence.
    • Did the prosecutor at trial ever indicate a reason for not calling him as a witness for the prosecution?
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