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witness boxnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈwɪt.nəs ˌbɒks/  us   /ˈwɪt.nəs ˌbɑːks/ UK (US witness stand)
(Definition of witness box from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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witness boxnoun [C]

uk   us   (US witness stand) LAW
the ​place in which a ​personstands in a ​court to answer ​questions: She ​spent over an hour in the ​witnessbox giving ​evidence. enter/​step down from the ​witnessbox The ​judgeasked him to take the ​witnessstand.
(Definition of witness box from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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