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Synonyms for prosecution
ˌprɒs ɪˈkyu ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prosecution, criminal prosecution(noun)

    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. prosecution(noun)

    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, prosecution(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prosecution(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pursuit

  2. prosecution(n.)

    Synonyms:
    arraignment, bringing to trial

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How to say prosecution in sign language?

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How to use prosecution in a sentence?

  1. Sunai Phasuk:

    Ten years on and there has been no successful prosecution of Thai security forces who may be guilty of rights violations, violence does not come from the separatists alone. The security forces have their own share of responsibility.

  2. Gerald Margolis:

    The ruling requires the immediate withdrawal of the prosecution against (Philip Morris Thailand) and our employees, we trust that the government will promptly honor its obligation to withdraw the criminal prosecution.

  3. Jessica Vaughan:

    The DOJ is going to have to let them know that they need to either change their sanctuary policy or lose their funding, and if they try to have The DOJ both ways, they could face prosecution based on their false claim to the government.

  4. Paul Reichler:

    How can anyone possibly expect the Tatmadaw to hold itself accountable for genocidal acts against the Rohingya, when six of its top generals including the commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, have all been accused of genocide by the UN fact-finding mission and recommended for criminal prosecution.

  5. Donald Trump:

    There's a lot of talk about Biden's son, that Joe Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great.


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