from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to an accuser or a prosecutor: as, accusatorial functions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Accusatory.

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  • adjective Containing or implying accusation.
  • adjective law Of or pertaining to the system of a public trial in which the facts are ascertained by the judge or jury from evidence presented by the prosecution and the defence.

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  • adjective specifically indicating a form of prosecution in which one is publicly accused of and tried for a crime and in which the judge is not also the prosecutor


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