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ˌprɒs ɪˈkyu ʃənpros·e·cu·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosecution, criminal prosecutionnoun

    the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior

    Synonyms:
    criminal prosecution, pursuance

    Antonyms:
    defense, defense lawyers, denial, defence, demurrer, defense team

  2. prosecutionnoun

    the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant

    Synonyms:
    criminal prosecution, pursuance

    Antonyms:
    denial, defense team, defense, defense lawyers, defence, demurrer

  3. pursuance, prosecutionnoun

    the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion

    Synonyms:
    quest, criminal prosecution, pursuance, pursuit

    Antonyms:
    denial, defense, defense lawyers, defense team, defence, demurrer

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prosecutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    pursuit

  2. prosecutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    arraignment, bringing to trial

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  1. Marc Short:

    The President's frustration is one that a lot of the Americans have which feels like the scales of justice are not balanced anymore, and when someone like Roger Stone gets a prosecution that suggests a nine-year jail sentence which is four years above the sentencing guidelines ... they feel it is unusual.

  2. Andy McCarthy:

    The only way to do something like that is to have a very strong case, and in Bragg’s case, because he is a progressive prosecutor, it would have been a very bad look for him to be singling out Trump on comparatively trivial crimes, when he is lax in the prosecution of serious criminals in New York City.

  3. Karen Charrington:

    With hindering prosecution, you usually need to provide some criminal assistance to a person that has committed a felony, but for someone to tell an officer, ‘ Karen Charrington can't come in,' and they don't want to answer questions – Karen Charrington have that full right to remain silent to police officers. Karen Charrington’re not obligated to tell the officers what happened in a crime. Lauren Pazienza being led into a New York City courthouse on March 22, 2022. ( Curtis Means) Lauren Pazienza being led into a New York City courthouse on March 22, 2022( Curtis Means) After allegedly shoving Barbara Gustern to Barbara Gustern death, Pazienza stayed in the area for more than 20 minutes, according to The DA. NYC SOCIALITE ACCUSED IN ELDERLY SHOVE DEATH BULLIED CLASSMATES IN SCHOOL Surveillance footage reviewed by the DA captured Pazienza getting into a fight with a man believed to be her fiancé about seven minutes after the shove, then watching as an ambulance arrived at the location. About half an hour after the attack, Pazienza and her fiancé allegedly entered Penn Station and took the subway back to their shared condo in Astoria, Queens. Building where Lauren Pazienza and Lauren Pazienza fiancé reside in Queens, New York( Fox News Digital / Rebecca Rosenberg) It wasn't until six days later Lauren Pazienza fled New York City on March 16 after Barbara Gustern succumbed to Barbara Gustern injuries. Lauren Pazienza's parents' home in Port Jefferson, New York( Fox News Digital Digital/Rebecca Rosenberg) MARCH 10 : Barbara Gustern shoved to the ground in Manhattan MARCH 15 : Barbara Gustern dies. Lauren Pazienza cause of death ruled to blunt-force trauma to the head MARCH 16 : Pazienza reportedly flees to parents' home on Long Island as she apparently deleted her social media MARCH 17 : Pazienza allegedly stopped using her cellphone and hid it at her aunt's house MARCH 19 : NYPD received anonymous tip on Pazienza MARCH 21 : NYPD turned away from Pazienza family home MARCH 22 : Pazienza retains attorney and surrenders in Manhattan Lauren Pazienza's mug shot.

  4. Andy McCarthy:

    The best approach to a prosecution of Brooks is to charge him with murder and felony murder counts, in addition to attempted murder, maiming, criminal assault, and other straightforward felonies to account for those who were injured.

  5. Adam Smith:

    As I have said, the scourge of sexual assault in our military must come to an end, and after years of trying and failing to address the problem the time has come to remove the prosecution of sexual assault crimes from the chain of command.


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