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direct examinationnoun [U]

uk   us   LAW
a ​situation in which a ​lawyer in a ​court of ​lawasksquestions of a ​person who has been ​ordered to come to the ​court and ​state what they know about a ​legalcase: Testifying on ​directexamination, the ​witness said that sexual ​harassment and respectful ​workplacepolicies were clearly ​posted in the ​store.
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