What is another word for prosecution?

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[ pɹˌɒsɪkjˈuːʃən], [ pɹˌɒsɪkjˈuːʃən], [ p_ɹ_ˌɒ_s_ɪ_k_j_ˈuː_ʃ_ə_n]

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How to use "Prosecution" in context?

The prosecution represents the government in a criminal trial. The prosecutor is responsible for presenting the law to the court and convincing the court that the defendant is guilty of the crime he or she is charged with. The prosecutor also tries to get the defendant to admit to the crime or provide information that could help prove the defendant's guilt.

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