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 prosecution prosecution

noun

  • () the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior  ( criminal prosecution, prosecution )
    the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
  • () the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant  ( prosecution )
    the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant
  • the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion  ( prosecution, pursuance )
    the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion