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D.A.

n. slang for District Attorney. (See: District Attorney)


District Attorney (D.A.)

n. an elected official of a county or a designated district with the responsibility for prosecuting crimes. The duties include managing the prosecutor's office, investigating alleged crimes in cooperation with law enforcement, and filing criminal charges or bringing evidence before the Grand Jury that may lead to an indictment for a crime. In some states a District Attorney is officially entitled County Attorney or State's Attorney. United States Attorneys are also called Federal District Attorneys and are prosecutors for districts (there are several in larger states) within the Department of Justice, are appointed by the President and serve at his/her pleasure.

DA

abbreviation for DISTRICT ATTORNEY.
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Superstar Shammi Kapoor's ducktail hairstyle with the edgy side fringe became a big style statement amongst the young generation.
This very special 911 features a double-dome roof and striking SportDesign front apron, with its unique spoiler lip and a fixed rear spoiler modelled on the legendary ducktail of the 1973 Carrera RS 2.7.
Designed with discerning customers in mind, the Porsche 911 Sport Classic with fixed rear wing in the " ducktail " shape, first exhibited by 1973's legendary Carrera RS 2.7, was a quite special highlight.
Designed with discerning customers in mind, the Porsche 911 Sport Classic with fixed rear wing in the "ducktail" shape, first exhibited by 1973's legendary Carrera RS 2.7, was a quite special highlight.
I can't decide whether mine is like George Clooney's or the ducktail which is described as being worn by the "eccentric quiz regular or scout leader who can be a closet bigot and shady dealer."
The person sporting a Ducktail is seen as an eccentric quiz regular or scout leader, but who in reality can be a closet bigot and shady dealer.
Unique features include inner Neoprene sleeves and the Prois Ducktail, which unsnaps from the back of the jacket to provide an additional 12 inches of warmth and protection when sitting.
They included "Calvis," or Calvin Olsen, 44, who was dressed as Elvis in a high piled ducktail wig and heavy gold framed glasses.
The fixed rear spoiler in the form of the legendary ducktail spoiler from the Carrera RS 2.7, model year 1973, complete the presentation of the 911 Sport Classic.
Only 250 SCs will be built, complete with ducktail spoiler and Fuchs-style alloys made famous by the 70s RS 2.7.
It's whisper soft, waterproof and breathable, with an adjustable billed hood and a unique ducktail built into the jacket that can be unsnapped, in the event of foul weather, to extend the length of the garment.
The vehicle features a revised front fascia, including a front lip spoiler, updated rocker panels which runs along the length of the car with a small ducktail spoiler, and Alpina-specific wheels.