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deponent
as in:  deponent’s testimony


The deponent is a chief new-product design engineer and we need to be sure she is not interrogated about potential new products by a lawyer of our prime competitor.
  a person who gives a deposition or testifies
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  • The deponent is a chief new-product design engineer and we need to be sure she is not interrogated about potential new products by a lawyer of our prime competitor.
  • Dr. Titus Oates, the historic deponent with the clerical drawl in the time of Charles II and the fraud of the alleged Popish Plot.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • More than this deponent knoweth not.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Deponent sinneth only by omission.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
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Associated words [difficulty]:   deponent [9] , bar [1] , Chapter 11 bankruptcy [3] , grand jury [5] , recuse [5] , circumstantial evidence [6] , entrapment [6] , extradition [6] , inside information [6] , subpoena [6] , conflict of interest [7] , restraining order [7] , certiorari [8] , class action [8] , power of attorney [8] , pro bono [8] , public domain [8] , tort [8] , Uniform Commercial Code [9] , bench warrant [9] , collective bargaining [9] , corpus delicti [9] , de jure [9] , demurrer [9] , ex parte [9] , notary public [9] , prima facie [9] , pseudoscience [9]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Law, Classic Literature, Religion & Spirtuality
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