Prosecutor


Prosecutor
Prosecutor Pros"e*cu`tor, n. [Cf. L. prosecutor an attendant.] 1. One who prosecutes or carries on any purpose, plan, or business. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) The person who institutes and carries on a criminal suit against another in the name of the government. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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