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English definition of “witness box”

witness box

noun [C usually singular] uk   UK (US witness stand) us  
the place in which a person stands in a law court when they are being asked questions: He showed no emotion as he walked into the witness box. She was asked to take the witness stand and was then cross-examined.
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