UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌprɒsɪˈkjuːʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌprɑsɪˈkyuʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pros′i kyo̅o̅shən)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the prosecution took the stand
  2. cross examined by the prosecution
  3. the prosecution [contended, stated, claimed] that
  4. the prosecution called the key witness
  5. the prosecution and defense
  6. the prosecution rests
  7. the prosecution requested that
  8. the prosecution asked for (a recess)
  9. the prosecution made an objection
  10. questioned by the prosecution
  11. prosecution is seeking the [death penalty, maximum sentence]
  12. make a deal with the prosecution
  13. offered a deal by the prosecution
  14. the attorney in charge of prosecution
  15. was in charge of the prosecution of
  16. the prosecution of [felons, criminals]
  17. the [successful, unsuccessful] prosecution of
  18. undergo prosecution for
  19. prosecution in respect to
  20. prosecution pursuant to (the charges)
  21. prosecution by the [state, government]
  22. eligible for prosecution under [article, section] [5] (of)
  23. the prosecution and conviction of
  24. could (potentially) face prosecution for
  25. try to avoid prosecution (for)
  26. will seek prosecution of any [shoplifters, wrongdoers, inside trading]
  27. the criminal prosecution of
  28. the prosecution of the plan
  29. good planning but poor prosecution
n as adj
  1. the prosecution [witness, attorney]
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