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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

    criminal prosecution, pursuance

    defense, defense lawyers, denial, defence, demurrer, defense team

  2. prosecution(noun)

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

    criminal prosecution, pursuance

    denial, defense team, defense, defense lawyers, defence, demurrer

  3. pursuance, prosecution(noun)

    the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion

    quest, criminal prosecution, pursuance, pursuit

    denial, defense, defense lawyers, defense team, defence, demurrer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prosecution(n.)


  2. prosecution(n.)

    arraignment, bringing to trial

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  1. Chris Myers:

    The message that we have sent with this prosecution is that these are dangerous substances.

  2. Michael Schachter:

    The more you dig in, the more the prosecution's case falls apart.

  3. Cardinal Marx:

    Files that could have documented the terrible deeds and named those responsible were destroyed or not even created, the stipulated procedures and processes for the prosecution offenses were deliberately not complied with... such standard practices will make it clear that it is not transparency which damages Catholic Church, but rather the acts of abuse committed, the lack of transparency, or the ensuing coverup.

  4. Stephen Rosen:

    This is a success for the Serious Fraud Office, which has put immense resources into pursuing this ground-breaking prosecution, seen as a test case to determine whether it can prosecute other allegedly dishonest Libor traders, it is now more likely to do so.

  5. Jon Sands:

    She often is very good at letting the prosecutor and the victims know why settling is in their interest, and you saw that in Loughner, she and her team ... were constantly meeting with Loughner and getting experts until the prosecution understood that he was terribly, terribly mentally ill and it was in everyone's best interests for him to take a plea.

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