Meaning of “eyewitness” in the English Dictionary

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"eyewitness" in British English

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eyewitnessnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈaɪˌwɪt.nəs/ us /ˈaɪˌwɪt.nəs/

(Definition of “eyewitness” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eyewitnessnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑɪˈwɪt·nəs/

a person who saw something happen, for example a crime or an accident:

Police were looking for eyewitnesses.

(Definition of “eyewitness” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)