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deposition

  

      n  
1      (Law)  
a    the giving of testimony on oath  
b    the testimony so given  
c    the sworn statement of a witness used in court in his absence  
2    the act or instance of deposing  
3    the act or an instance of depositing  
4    something that is deposited; deposit  
     (C14: from Late Latin depositio a laying down, disposal, burying, testimony)  


Deposition  
      n   the taking down of Christ's body from the Cross or a representation of this  
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Deposition  
      n   the taking down of Christ's body from the Cross or a representation of this  


deposition  
      n  
1      (Law)  
a    the giving of testimony on oath  
b    the testimony so given  
c    the sworn statement of a witness used in court in his absence  
2    the act or instance of deposing  
3    the act or an instance of depositing  
4    something that is deposited; deposit  
     (C14: from Late Latin depositio a laying down, disposal, burying, testimony)  

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deposition

  
1    dethronement, dismissal, displacement, ousting, removal  
2      (Law)   affidavit, declaration, evidence, sworn statement, testimony  

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