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A law officer who conducts criminal proceedings on behalf of the state or in the public interest.Compare with Crown prosecutor
- ‘In Scotland the procurator fiscal, who is the public prosecutor, identifies potential psychiatric cases.’
- ‘A mock public prosecutor was appointed, and the proceedings were broadcast on the radio.’
- ‘The public prosecutors with jurisdiction over the matter didn't treat the incidents so lightly.’
- ‘The public prosecutor stated they were wrongfully arrested and he could not take the case to court.’
- ‘Only the magistrate, public prosecutors, the suspects and the grandmother of the minor were allowed in court.’
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