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prosecute

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prosecute/ˈprɑːsɪˌkjuːt/verb
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prosecute
/ˈprɑːsɪˌkjuːt/
verb
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Learner's definition of PROSECUTE  
law  : to hold a trial against a person who is accused of a crime to see if that person is guilty
[no object]
[+ object]
: to work as a lawyer to try to prove a case against someone accused of a crime
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]formal  : to continue to do (something) : to proceed with (something)

— prosecutable

/ˌprɑːsəˈkjuːtəbəl/adjective
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