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



    BrE BrE//ˈprɒsɪkjuːtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːsɪkjuːtər//
    People in law
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  1. 1a public official who charges somebody officially with a crime and prosecutes them in court the public/state prosecutor See related entries: People in law
  2. 2a lawyer who leads the case against a defendant in court
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: prosecutor