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deposition

noun [C] (STATEMENT)    /ˌdep.əˈzɪʃ.ən/ specialized
a formal written statement made or used in a law court: Before the court case, we had to file/give a deposition. Our lawyer took a deposition from us. a sworn depositionOfficial documents
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