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deposition

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌdepəˈzɪʃən/ LAW
a statement made by someone to say that something is true and used in a court of law: give/make a depositionsay/state/testify sth in a deposition Mrs Gordon said in a deposition that she signed the loan guarantee at her husband's request.
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