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English noun: prosecuting attorney

1. prosecuting attorney (person) a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state


Synonymsprosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor


Broader (hypernym)attorney, functionary, lawyer, official


Narrower (hyponym)DA, district attorney, state attorney, state's attorney


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law









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