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witness box

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   UK (US witness stand)
the place in which a person stands in a law court when they are being asked questions: He showed no emotion as he walked into the witness box. She was asked to take the witness box and was then cross-examined.
Translations of “witness box”
in Chinese (Traditional) 證人席…
in Russian место для дачи свидетельских показаний в суде…
in Turkish tanık yeri, tanık kürsüsü/sandalyesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证人席…
in Polish miejsce dla świadka…
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