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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. : In a legal trial, the questioning of a witness by the attorney for the party who has called the witness to testify.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the first examination of a witness in the orderly course, upon the merits.
  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness


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