Prosecution in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Prosecution

the process of holding a trial against a person who is accused of a crime

Examples of Prosecution in a sentence

Prosecution of the defendant will be difficult since the evidence against him is all circumstantial. 🔊

It took several months for prosecution of thief to take place since the attorneys schedules never seemed to align. 🔊

Prosecution of several innocent victims took place during the Salem witch trials, lead to the deaths of many after make-believe trials. 🔊

Deciding against prosecution of the young mother was a tough call and brought on angry threats by those who felt she should be tried for neglect. 🔊

The land lord threatened to pursue prosecution if the tenants did not pay the remaining rent balance on time. 🔊

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