Definition of public prosecutor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


public prosecutor

BrE BrE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈprɒsɪkjuːtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpʌblɪk ˈprɑːsɪkjuːtər//
(British English) People in law
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a lawyer who works for the government and tries to prove people guilty in court see also district attorney See related entries: People in law