Definition of 'prosecute'
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Were the police trying to catch this woman, and prosecute her, or was poor Todd just going to have to sit it out? COLDHEART CANYON (2001)I forget the proper order of things... But they tried to prosecute. BEHINDLINGS (2001)
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Translations for 'prosecute'
British English: prosecute /ˈprɒsɪˌkjuːt/ VERB
If the authorities prosecute someone, they charge them with a crime and put them on trial.
The police decided not to prosecute them.
He is being prosecuted for two criminal offences.
- American English: prosecute
- Arabic: يُقَاضِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: processar lei
- Chinese: 起诉
- Croatian: tužiti
- Czech: trestně stíhat
- Danish: retsforfølge
- Dutch: gerechtelijk vervolgen
- European Spanish: enjuiciar
- Finnish: asettaa syytteeseen
- French: poursuivre légal
- German: gerichtlich verfolgen
- Greek: ασκώ δίωξη
- Italian: perseguire
- Japanese: 起訴する
- Korean: 기소하다
- Norwegian: stille for retten
- Polish: wstąpić na drogę sądową
- European Portuguese: processar lei
- Romanian: a intenta proces
- Russian: преследовать в судебном порядке
- Latin American Spanish: enjuiciar
- Swedish: åtala
- Thai: ฟ้องร้อง
- Turkish: dava açmak
- Ukrainian: притягати до відповідальності
- Vietnamese: truy tố
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