/ 5prCsIkju:t; `prBsI9kjut/ v
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (for sth/doing sth) bring a criminal charge against sb in a court of law 检举﹑ 告发某人; 对某人提起公诉: Trespassers will be prosecuted. 闲人免进, 违者必究. * He was prosecuted for exceeding the speed limit. 他因超速行车而被起诉. * the prosecuting lawyer, ie the one representing the prosecution 代表原告的律师.
[Tn] (fml 文) continue to be occupied with (sth) 继续从事(某事物): prosecute a war, one's inquiries, one's studies 进行战争﹑ 调查﹑ 研究.
> prosecutor / 5prCsIkju:tE(r); `prBsI9kjutL/ n person who prosecutes in a court of law 检举人; 告发人; 起诉人; 公诉人; 原告.