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English → English (WordNet) Definition: deposition deposition n 1: the natural process of laying down a deposit of something [syn: deposit] 2: (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually done in a lawyer's office 3: the act of putting something somewhere [syn: deposit] 4: the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office [syn: dethronement]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Deposition Deposition \Dep`o*si"tion\, n. [L. depositio, fr. deponere: cf. F. d['e]position. See Deposit.] 1. The act of depositing or deposing; the act of laying down or thrown down; precipitation. [1913 Webster] The deposition of rough sand and rolled pebbles. --H. Miller. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of bringing before the mind; presentation. [1913 Webster] The influence of princes upon the dispositions of their courts needs not the deposition of their examples, since it hath the authority of a known principle. --W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of setting aside a sovereign or a public officer; deprivation of authority and dignity; displacement; removal. [1913 Webster] Note: A deposition differs from an abdication, an abdication being voluntary, and a deposition compulsory. [1913 Webster] 4. That which is deposited; matter laid or thrown down; sediment; alluvial matter; as, banks are sometimes depositions of alluvial matter. [1913 Webster] 5. An opinion, example, or statement, laid down or asserted; a declaration. [1913 Webster] 6. (Law) The act of laying down one's testimony in writing; also, testimony laid or taken down in writing, under oath or affirmation, before some competent officer, and in reply to interrogatories and cross-interrogatories. Syn: Deposition, Affidavit. Usage: Affidavit is the wider term. It denotes any authorized ex parte written statement of a person, sworn to or affirmed before some competent magistrate. It is made without cross-examination, and requires no notice to an opposing party. It is generally signed by the party making it, and may be drawn up by himself or any other person. A deposition is the written testimony of a witness, taken down in due form of law, and sworn to or affirmed by the deponent. It must be taken before some authorized magistrate, and upon a prescribed or reasonable notice to the opposing party, that may attend and cross-examine. It is generally written down from the mouth of the witness by the magistrate, or some person for him, and in his presence. [1913 Webster]


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