1 trying to prove sb's guilt in court
ADJ. criminal, private | successful | impending, possible He faces possible prosecution.
VERB + PROSECUTION bring, initiate | be liable to, face, risk | escape | lead to, result in
PREP. ~ against The police brought a prosecution against the driver involved. | ~ for Prosecutions for water pollution more than doubled.
PHRASES immunity from prosecution
2 lawyers trying to prove sb's guilt
PROSECUTION + VERB prove sth | allege sth, claim sth The prosecution alleged that he murdered his wife.
PROSECUTION + NOUN case, evidence | counsel, lawyer, witness | costs
PREP. for the ~ a witness for the prosecution