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hearsay evidence


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. that species of testimony which consists in a narration by one person of matters told him by another. It is, with a few exceptions, inadmissible as testimony.

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

  • n. evidence based on what someone has told the witness and not of direct knowledge


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