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hearsay
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  • The movement is, properly speaking, a derivative from Nihilism—though they are only known indirectly, and by hearsay, for they never advertise their doings in the papers.
  • He had given up interfering in the affairs of his family for two years now, and knew nothing about them but what he gathered from hearsay.

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  • Hearsay evidence is generally not permitted in the United States. It generally is permitted in England for civil cases.
  • Your tools have elevated gossip, hearsay and conjecture to the level of valid, mainstream communication.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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