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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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Le president de l'instance de lutte contre la corruption a tenu par ailleurs a remercier les ministeres qui ont depose des dossiers de corruption, citant les ministeres des Affaires sociales (21 dossiers de corruption), de l'Agriculture (13), de la Sante (3), des Finances (8), de l'Eeducation (8), de l'Emploi (5).
As the trial enters its last leg, it is imperative for the Pakistani witnesses to come and depose here, this will help the prosecution's case, said the official.
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As part of his suit against the Commerce Department, Klayman had won permission to depose Commerce employee and elusive Democratic fundraiser John Huang.
When and if that nomination comes in and has proper supporting figures, she may face a difficult decision: change the rules for the General Sherman or depose a world-famous tree.
L'organisation I Watch a annonce avoir recu de la part de la Cour des Comptes des documents relavant quedepuis son arrivee au pouvoir entre 2011 et 2014, la Troika (CPR, Ettakatol, Ennadha) n'a pas depose ses rapports financiers aupres des organismes de controle.
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Au cours de cette ceremonie, Marzouki a depose une gerbe de fleurs au pied du mausolee du Leader et recite la Fatiha a sa memoire.
THE law intern, who blogged about having been sexually harassed by a " recently retired Supreme Court judge", has said she will depose against him before the three- judge probe panel set up on Tuesday by Chief Justice P.
La veuve de Yasser Arafat a depose, hier mardi en France, une plainte contre X pour assassinat, apres la decouverte de polonium sur des effets personnels de l'ex-dirigeant palestinien qui avait relance la these d'un empoisonnement, selon un communique de son avocat.
Le projet de loi no 11, qui a ete depose par Paul Okalik, depute d'Iqaluit Ouest, a ete le premier projet de loi d'initiative parlementaire a avoir ete etudie par l'Assemblee legislative.
He's even managed to depose former Energy Secretary Bill Richardson.