Please somebody tell me the origin of the words, prosecutor, prosecution and other relevant similar words please.

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's about etymology, not law.
    – cpast
    Sep 29, 2016 at 5:23

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It derives from Latin prosequor "to follow, pursue" (via the past participle, whence the t).

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