Synonyms of prosecution


1. prosecution, criminal prosecution, legal action, action, action at law

usage: the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior

2. prosecution, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant

3. pursuance, prosecution, continuance, continuation

usage: the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion

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