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prosecutor (n.)

"one who pursues or carries on any purpose," 1590s, from Medieval Latin prosecutor, agent noun from prosequi (see prosecute). The specific legal sense of "one who brings a case in a court of law" is from 1620s; earlier such a person was a promoter (late 15c.). Related: Prosecutorial.

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Definitions of prosecutor from WordNet

prosecutor (n.)
a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state;
Synonyms: public prosecutor / prosecuting officer / prosecuting attorney
From wordnet.princeton.edu