prosecuting witness

Definition of "prosecuting witness"
  1. An individual, often the victim of a crime, whose allegations against the defendant lead to the start of a legal action
How to use "prosecuting witness" in a sentence
  1. The prosecuting witness was called to the stand to share their account of the incident.
  2. The defense team questioned the credibility of the prosecuting witness during cross-examination.
  3. The prosecuting witness provided crucial evidence that led to the defendant's indictment.

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