›a statement made by someone to say that something is true and used in a court of law: give/make a depositionsay/state/testify sth in a depositionMrs Gordon said in a deposition that she signed the loanguarantee at her husband's request.
We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and