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prosecute

US [ˈprɑsɪˌkjut]
UK [ˈprɒsɪˌkjuːt]
  • v.起诉;控告;检举;担任控方律师
  • Web告发;对…起诉;从事
Simple Present:prosecutes  Present Participle:prosecuting  Past Tense:prosecuted  
prosecute
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sb/sth) (for sth/doing sth)
起诉;控告;检举to officially charge sb with a crime in court
The company was prosecuted for breaching the Health and Safety Act.
这家公司被控违反《卫生安全条例》。
Trespassers will be prosecuted(= a notice telling people to keep out of a particular area) .
闲人莫入,违者必究。
The police decided not to prosecute.
警方决定不予起诉。
2.
[i][t]
~ (sb)
担任控方律师to be a lawyer in a court case for a person or an organization that is charging sb with a crime
the prosecuting counsel/lawyer/attorney
原告律师
James Spencer, prosecuting, claimed that the witness was lying.
原告律师詹姆斯 ) 斯潘塞称证人在撒谎。
3.
[t]
~ sth
继续从事(或参与)to continue taking part in or doing sth
They had overwhelming public support to prosecute the war.
绝大多数民众支持他们继续这场战争。

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