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Queen's evidencenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌkwiːnzˈev.ɪ.dəns/ UK specialized
evidence from someone who has been ​accused of ​committing a ​crime, given against the ​people who were ​accused with them, in ​order to have ​their own ​punishmentreduced turn Queen's evidence to give evidence against someone ​else in this way
(Definition of Queen's evidence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Queen's evidence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 被控犯人提供的同犯的罪证…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被控犯人所提供共犯者的罪證…
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