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  1. prosecution

    • IPA[prɒsɪˈkjuːʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge;the party instituting or conducting legal proceedings against someone in a lawsuit
    • noun: prosecution, plural noun: prosecutions

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    • 1. the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge the organizers are facing prosecution for noise nuisance they lacked the funds to embark on private prosecutions
    • the party instituting or conducting legal proceedings against someone in a lawsuit the main witness for the prosecution
    • 2. the continuation of a course of action with a view to its completion the BBC's prosecution of its commercial ends
    • n.
      the wrongful institution of criminal proceedings against someone without reasonable grounds: they intend to sue for malicious prosecution

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the wrongful institution of criminal proceedings against someone without reasonable grounds: they intend to sue for malicious prosecution

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      (in England and Wales) an independent organization which decides whether cases brought by the ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      (in the UK) a senior law officer who is head of the Crown Prosecution Service.

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    • IPA[ˌpräsəˈkyo͞oSH(ə)n]

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    • n.
      the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal ... they lacked the funds to embark on private prosecutions Olesky faces prosecution on charges he spied for Russian intelligence

    Oxford American Dictionary