prosecuting attorney

Definitions of prosecuting attorney
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n a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state

Synonyms:
prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor
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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