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English definition of “witness”

witness

verb [T] (SHOW)    /ˈwɪt.nəs/
to show or give proof of something: This year's charity ball was the most successful one ever, as witnessed by the number of tickets sold. The programme aroused strong feelings - witness the number of letters received.Showing and demonstratingProving and disproving
(Definition of witness verb (SHOW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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