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deposition

1. Law
a. the giving of testimony on oath
b. the testimony so given
c. the sworn statement of a witness used in court in his absence
2. the act or instance of deposing

deposition

[‚dep·ə′zish·ən]
(geology)
The laying, placing, or throwing down of any material; specifically, the constructive process of accumulation into beds, veins, or irregular masses of any kind of loose, solid rock material by any kind of natural agent.

Deposition

Christ is taken from the cross and enshrouded. [N.T.: Matthew 27:57–60; Christian Art: Appleton, 55]
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Plaintiffs in the Texas City Explosion litigation initially sought to depose Lord Browne in the summer of 2006.
He's even managed to depose former Energy Secretary Bill Richardson.
Friday - Monday: House prosecutors and White House lawyers would depose the three witnesses - Monica Lewinsky, Clinton confidant Vernon Jordan and White House adviser Sidney Blumenthal.
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Manmohan Singh should depose before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on 2G, saying none of the members of the opposition raised any such demand till the time he was in the panel.
Au debut des festivites de l'Egypte et des Forces armees a l'occasion du 37eme anniversaire de la glorieuse victoire d'Octobre, le President Hosni Moubarak a depose hier matin deux gerbes de fleurs sur le monument commemoratif du soldat inconnu a Medinet Nasr et sur le tombeau du defunt President Anouar Sadate.
But they can control the trial, and appeared poised to vote today to permit prosecutors to depose three witnesses.
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IN WHAT could set a bad precedent for trial in child rape cases, the Supreme Court has refused a second chance to a rape victim, who was not examined as a witness on account of her tender age at the time of the incident, to depose after attaining some degree of maturity.
Paul Chui of Mount Elizabeth hospital who conducted the post mortem of the victim had to depose on his report.
The next step would be a vote on whether to depose any of those on the witness list.