prosecuting attorney

Definitions of prosecuting attorney
  1. noun
    a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    synonyms: prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor
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    types:
    DA, district attorney
    an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    state attorney, state's attorney
    a prosecuting attorney for a state
    type of:
    attorney, lawyer
    a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    functionary, official
    a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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