Witness

a person who gives evidence

witness

  1. someone who sees an event and reports what happened
  2. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
  3. testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
  4. (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
  5. (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
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Witness

A witness is someone who has, who claims to have, or is thought, by someone with authority to compel testimony, to have knowledge relevant to an event or other matter of interest. In law a witness is someone who, either voluntarily or under compulsion, provides testimonial evidence, either oral or written, of what he or she knows or claims to know...
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Witness

(from the article `1985: Other Winners`) Original Screenplay: Earl W. Wallace, William Kelley, Pamela Wallace for WitnessAdapted Screenplay: Kurt Luedtke for Out of AfricaCinematography: ...
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Witness

(from the article `Chambers, Whittaker`) Chambers`s autobiography, Witness, was published in 1952. In 1964 selections from his diaries and letters, edited by Duncan Norton-Taylor, were ...
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witness

(from the article `evidence`) ...law has taken a different course. Parties cannot be witnesses, and evidence by experts is subject to special procedural rules. Consequently, there ... Less frequent but perhaps more significant are the uses of the doctor as a witness. When doctors appear in court merely to relate facts that they ... ....
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Witness

(n) A witness is a person used in a law proceeding to verify the correctness of the arguments or testify the correctness of the findings of the case, or provide evidences leading to make a conclusion after testifying himself by an oath. The testimony given by the witness is used to ascertain the facts considering its merit and relative weight
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witness

[n] - (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law 2. [n] - (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature 3. [n] - someone who sees an event and reports what happened 4. [n] - testimony by word or deed to your religious faith 5. [v] - perceive or be contemp...
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Witness

• (v. i.) One who testifies in a cause, or gives evidence before a judicial tribunal; as, the witness in court agreed in all essential facts. • (v. t.) To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of. • (v. i.) That which furnishes evidence or proof. • (v. t.) To see the execution of, as an instrument, and subs...
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witness

attestor noun (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
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witness

noun testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
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Witness

[2006 TV programme] Witness was one of the first programmes on Al Jazeera English, and has been airing since the channel`s inception in November 2006. It was presented by Rageh Omaar from 2006 to 2010. While the scheduling has changed over the years, currently there is at least one new episode each week which premieres on Tuesdays at 22:30 ...
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Witness

[altar] Witness is the name of an altar in {bibleref|Joshua|22:34}. The name appears in this form in the New King James Version, the English Standard Version and the New Living Translation. The King James Version merely transliterates the original Hebrew word Ed, while the New International Version regards all of the following words as the ...
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Witness

[human rights group] WITNESS is a human rights non-profit organization based out of Brooklyn, NY. Its mission is to partner with on-the-ground organizations to create videos that document human rights violations and their consequences, in order to further public engagement, policy change, and justice. Witness has partnered with more than 30...
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Witness

[magazine] Witness is a literary and issue-oriented magazine published by the Black Mountain Institute at UNLV. Each issue includes fiction, poetry, memoir, and literary essays. The magazine has been honored with ten grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and writings from the journal have been recognized in The Best American Essa...
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Witness

[mathematics] In mathematical logic, a witness is a specific value t to be substituted for variable x of an existential statement of the form ∃x φ(x) such that φ(t) is true. == Examples == For example, a theory T of arithmetic is said to be inconsistent if there exists a proof in T of the formula `0=1`. The formula I(T), which says that...
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Witness

[play] Witness is a one act play written in 1968 by Terrence McNally. It was first performed on November 21, 1968 at New York City`s off-Broadway Gramercy Arts Theatre, located at 138 E 27th Street. It starred James Coco, Sally Kirkland, Richard Marr, and Joe Ponazecki, and was paired with another McNally play, Sweet Eros. The production ra...
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witness

[Verb] To see something or be present when something happens.
Example: The boy witnessed the accident on his way to school.
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Witness

Wit'ness intransitive verb To bear testimony; to give evidence; to testify. Chaucer. « The men of Belial witnessed against him.» 1 Kings xxi. 13. « The witnessing of the truth was then so generally attended with this event [ martyrdom] that martyrdom now...
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Witness

Wit'ness noun [ Anglo-Saxon witness , ge witnes , from witan to know. √133. See Wit , intransitive verb ] 1. Attestation of a fact or an event; testimony. « May we with . . . the witness of a good conscience, pursue him wi...
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Witness

Wit'ness transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Witnessed ; present participle & verbal noun Witnessing .] 1. To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of. « This is but a faint sketch of the inca...
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Witness

a person other than the testator who signs the will to authenticate the testator`s signature.
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Witness

A person who gives evidence in Court, called to give evidence because they witnesses an event (see also Expert witness)
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Witness

A person who signs a deed or Will to confirm that it has been executed in his presence. Someone who testifies in proceedings.
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Witness

A person who testifies to what he/she has seen, heard, or otherwise experienced. Also, a person who observes the signing of a will and is competent to testify that it is the will-maker
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