1. 〔刑事上の〕prosecution, indictment

    起訴する indict ((a person for murder));charge ((a person with murder));file formal charges ((against a person for murder))

    • 彼は収賄で起訴された
    • He wasprosecuted for [indicted for/charged with] taking bribes.
    • 検察官はパイロットの起訴を見送った
    • The public prosecutor decided not to press charges against the pilot.
    • 大陪審は株式ブローカーを起訴した
    • The grand jury returned an indictment against the stock broker.
  1. 起訴状an indictment
    • 起訴猶予にする
    • shelve an indictment/decide not to prosecute [bring charges]/《口》 drop the case
    • 彼は起訴猶予になった
    • His indictment was shelved./The charges against him were dropped.