witness box Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “witness box” in the English Dictionary

"witness box" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of witness box from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"witness box" in Business English

See all translations

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)
Translations of “witness box”
in Chinese (Simplified) 证人席…
in Turkish tanık yeri, tanık kürsüsü/sandalyesi…
in Russian место для дачи свидетельских показаний в суде…
in Chinese (Traditional) 證人席…
in Polish miejsce dla świadka…
What is the pronunciation of witness box?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “witness box”

Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More