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Prosecuting officer   /prˈɑsɪkjˌutɪŋ ˈɔfəsər/   Listen
Prosecuting officer

A government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state.  Synonyms: prosecuting attorney, prosecutor, public prosecutor.

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... examination as to Mr. Fish's title, refused to act upon the complaint. Had the indictment been found, the question could have gone to the Supreme Court, and been there settled. The Indians now must either submit to be wronged until some prosecuting officer will hear their complaints, or they must apply for an injunction, to stop Mr. Fish cutting any more of their wood. These are believed to be substantially the facts and the law, in this case. They are left with a candid public to consider, and ...
— Indian Nullification of the Unconstitutional Laws of Massachusetts - Relative to the Marshpee Tribe: or, The Pretended Riot Explained • William Apes

Words linked to "Prosecuting officer" :   functionary, official, attorney, DA, lawyer, law, state attorney, district attorney, state's attorney, public prosecutor, jurisprudence

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