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Crown Prosecution Service

noun
  1. (in England and Wales) an independent prosecuting body, established in 1986, that decides whether cases brought by the police should go to the courts: headed by the Director of Public ProsecutionsAbbreviation: CPS Compare procurator fiscal
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