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deposition
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
a pretrial questioning of a witness or the resulting transcript
  • Yes, yes, the mortuary deposition.
    Chapters 27-28 (90% in)
  • The Englishman easily found the entries relative to the Abbe Faria; but it seemed that the history which the inspector had related interested him greatly, for after having perused the first documents he turned over the leaves until he reached the deposition respecting Edmond Dantes.
    Chapters 27-28 (93% in)
  • Shall I write your deposition?
    Chapters 83-84 (10% in)
  • The dying man had signed a deposition declaring Benedetto to be the assassin.
    Chapters 83-84 (49% in)
  • The night was cold and still; the family had all retired to rest but Villefort, who alone remained up, and worked till five o'clock in the morning, reviewing the last interrogatories made the night before by the examining magistrates, compiling the depositions of the witnesses, and putting the finishing stroke to the deed of accusation, which was one of the most energetic and best conceived of any he had yet delivered.
    Chapters 107-108 (61% in)

There are no more uses of "deposition" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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