from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A government official who prosecutes criminal actions on behalf of the state or community.
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- n. a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
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If sufficient warrant for a judicial trial exist, the bishop will order his public prosecutor (procurator fiscalis) to draw up and present the charge.