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  Definition of prosecution
  1. the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
  2. the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
  3. the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant
Similar Words: pursuance, criminal prosecution

 

Hyponyms: double jeopardy

 

Part Meronyms: trial

 

Derivational Morphology: prosecute, engage, pursue, follow up on, act on

 

Anagrams: persecution

 

 
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