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Lawyer vs. Prosecutor

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Lawyernoun

A professional person qualified (as by a law degree and/or bar exam) and authorized to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and/or give legal advice.

Prosecutornoun

(law) a prosecuting attorney.

‘Annie Jay was the Wisconsin government prosecutor in the trial of a man for forging his client's signature.’;

Lawyernoun

By extension, a legal layman who argues points of law.

Prosecutornoun

(law) a person, as a complainant, victim, or chief witness, who institutes prosecution in a criminal proceeding.

‘The prosecutor got the witness to admit he was lying.’;

Lawyernoun

The burbot

Prosecutornoun

One who prosecutes or carries on any purpose, plan, or business.

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Lawyerverb

To practice law.

Prosecutornoun

The person who institutes and carries on a criminal suit against another in the name of the government.

Lawyerverb

(intransitive) To perform, or attempt to perform, the work of a lawyer.

Prosecutornoun

a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state

Lawyerverb

(intransitive) To make legalistic arguments.

Prosecutor

A prosecutor is a legal representative of the prosecution in countries with either the common law adversarial system or the civil law inquisitorial system. The prosecution is the legal party responsible for presenting the case in a criminal trial against an individual accused of breaking the law.

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Lawyerverb

To barrage (a person) with questions in order to get them to admit something.

‘You've been lawyered!’;

Lawyernoun

One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates.

Lawyernoun

The black-necked stilt. See Stilt.

Lawyernoun

a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

Lawyer

A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, canonist, canon lawyer, civil law notary, counsel, counselor, solicitor, legal executive, or public servant preparing, interpreting and applying the law, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary. Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who hire lawyers to perform legal services.

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