- vt. 检举；贯彻；从事；依法进行
- vi. 起诉；告发；作检察官
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1. sequ- / secut- => prosecute.
- prosecute:  If you prosecute someone, etymologically you ‘pursue’ them. The word comes from prōsecūt-, the past participial stem of prōsequī ‘pursue’, a compound verb formed from the prefix prō- ‘forward’ and sequī ‘follow’ (source of English sequal, sequence, etc). The word’s legal application emerged in the late 16th century.
=> pursue, sequal, sequence, suit
- prosecute (v.)
- early 15c., "follow up, pursue" (some course or action), from Latin prosecutus, past participle of prosequi "follow after, accompany; chase, pursue; attack, assail, abuse" (see pursue). Meaning "bring to a court of law" is first recorded 1570s. Meaning "go into detail" is from 1530s.
- 1. Will you be able to prosecute your responsibilities effectively?
- 你能有效地履行职责 吗 ?
- 2. The attorney who will prosecute the case says he cannot reveal how much money is involved.
- 3. The police have decided not to prosecute because the evidence is not strong enough.
- 4. The Attorney General was aware of the political implications of his decision to prosecute.
- 5. Photographs taken by roadside cameras will soon be enough to prosecute drivers for speeding.
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