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English noun: criminal prosecution

1. criminal prosecution (act) the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior


Broader (hypernym)action, action at law, legal action

Narrower (hyponym)double jeopardy

Part meronymtrial

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

Antonymsdemurrer, denial, defence, defense

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