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prosecute / procesar
prosecute   [ˈprɒsɪkju:t]
A. -transitive verb
1. (law, legal)
(=try)   procesar,   enjuiciar
(=punish)   sancionar
[+claim]   demandar en juicio
[+case]   llevar a los tribunales
·to prosecute somebody for theft
·procesar a somebody, someone por robo
·to be prosecuted for a traffic offence
·ser procesado por una infracciónoun de tráfico
·trespassers will be prosecuted
·se procederá contra los intrusos
·the lawyer who will prosecute the case
·el/la fiscal
2. formal usage
(=carry on)   proseguir,   llevar adelante
B. -intransitive verb   (law, legal)   interponer una acciónoun judicial
·prosecuting attorney
(United States)   fiscal masculine and feminine
·prosecuting counsel
(British, Great Britain)   fiscal masculine and feminine
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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