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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The giving of testimony under oath; the testimony so given; a statement under oath taken down in writing to be used in court in place of the oral testimony of a witness.

Usage examples (35)
  • I have to go to the Attorney's office to give a deposition.
  • News Service: On the fifth day of his reckless deposition which is full of lies and absurdities, the captured
  • Mr. Dotzauer argued that this deposition is a medical record and must therefore be sealed.
  • In fact, a Honda representative testified in deposition, no such break-in period is required. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The old man had a nasty "disposition" (one's temperament) while giving the "deposition" (testimony given under oath) to the attorneys.
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