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See definition of prosecution on Dictionary.com
  • nounthe act of furthering a project
  • nounthe prosecuting party in a criminal action

synonyms for prosecution

  • pursuit
  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • execution
  • performance
  • pursuance
  • undertaking
  • government
  • state
  • district attorney
  • prosecutor
  • DA
  • prosecuting agent
  • prosecuting attorney
  • state's attorney
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antonyms for prosecution

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  • defeat
  • failure
  • neglect
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    If they do resist it, under the existing legal powers, they would arguably be liable for criminal prosecution under an offense for which jail terms on conviction extend towards seven years.
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    Ethridge also noted that most soldiers who are flagged for extremist behavior face administrative sanctions — including counseling or retraining — rather than criminal prosecution.
    THE BOOGALOO BOIS HAVE GUNS, CRIMINAL RECORDS AND MILITARY TRAINING. NOW THEY WANT TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT.BY A.C. THOMPSON, PROPUBLICA, AND LILA HASSAN AND KARIM HAJJ, FRONTLINEFEBRUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
    Markman said there are typically three outcomes following prosecutions of violations of Government Code 1090.
    HOW A VOLUNTEER HELPED GET THE CITY INTO ITS BIGGEST REAL ESTATE DEBACLELISA HALVERSTADTJANUARY 29, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    Voice of San Diego’s Ashly McGlone dove into the data, and found domestic violence prosecutions dropped 15 percent between 2019 and 2020, though the number of cases actually reported only dropped by about 13 percent.
    MORNING REPORT: CITY ATTORNEY PROSECUTING FEWER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASESVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    Elliott spokeswoman Hilary Nemchik said 257 domestic violence cases referred for prosecution in 2020 are still under review, and prosecutors have one to five years to file charges, depending on the crime.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROSECUTIONS HAVE DROPPED UNDER CITY ATTORNEY MARA ELLIOTTASHLY MCGLONEJANUARY 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    When he sued, all but one of his claims — including excessive force, false arrest and malicious prosecution — were dismissed.
    THESE ARE THE POLICE MISCONDUCT LAWSUITS THE PUBLIC HEARS LITTLE ABOUTPAUL SCHWARTZMANDECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    For the most serious incidents, the agency works with the state’s Adult Protective Services, which can investigate and recommend criminal prosecution.
    THEY MADE A REVOLUTIONARY SYSTEM TO PROTECT PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. NOW IT’S FALLING APART.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STARDECEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
    A post from the Death Penalty Information Center reported the jurors also cited new evidence that had been withheld by the prosecution at the original trial.
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    That's probably because the company learned from its experience 20 years ago as a solo target of federal antitrust prosecution.
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    Khan’s Yale screed argued that Amazon’s bigness made it bad and a potential target for antitrust prosecution because its power kept other potential competitors out of e-commerce markets.
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    WORDS RELATED TO PROSECUTION

    • case
    • cause
    • claim
    • lawsuit
    • litigation
    • proceeding
    • prosecution
    • suit
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