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Deponent

An individual who, under oath or affirmation, gives out-of-court testimony in a deposition. A deponent is someone who gives evidence or acts as a witness. The testimony of a deponent is written and carries the deponent's signature.

deponent

n. a person testifying (stating answers in response to questions) at a deposition. (See: depose, deposition)

deponent

noun affiant, apprizer, attestant, attestator, attester, attestor, communicant, communicator, enlightener, indicator, informant, informer, one who attests, one who bears witness, one who gives evidence, one who makes an affidavit, one who testifies under oath, party making an affidavit, reporter, swearer, teller, testifier, voucher, witness, witness who gives testimony
Associated concepts: witness
See also: affiant, affirmant, witness

deponent

a person who depones or gives evidence by deposition or by AFFIDAVIT.

DEPONENT, witness. One who gives information, on oath or affirmation, respecting some facts known to him, before a magistrate he who makes a deposition.

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Super quarto et quinto deponit That at the said tyme and in the same place [CO--after the Dawncinge was Donne this deponent] while the poppett playinge was in the hall or while some parte of it was the articulated Wim Powell was in the parlor of the said houss wth one hawkes his wief sittinge by the fiar ther et reddendo causam scientiae su[a]e Dicit that as by Chaunce this deponent did looke in to the parlor he saw them sittinge ther by the fier as aforsaid And that when diuers other persons were at the Doore mindinge to Comme in, he the said Wim Powell percevinge it, Conveyed the said woman out at a backe Doore of the said parlor.
The deponent was not immediately involved in these events] but was in a conversation where [they were] related.
We learned this lesson the hard way when a state court judge ruled from the bench at trial that, because a deposition had not been taken as discovery in the case before him, it was not available for use as evidence in the trial--even though we had timely disclosed that we intended to offer the transcript into evidence, the deponent was a management employee of the defendant, and the defense counsel in both cases was the same and was present at the prior deposition.
the Bahian Jose Vieira suddenly entered and ordered the deponent and others to get back from the counter because he also wanted to have a drink [matar o bicho] thus speaking he pulled the knife in his belt around to the front thus showing that he was armed, and immediately [Antonio Marfetano] jumped in front of Jose and in one swoop disarmed him, yanking the knife out of its sheath and out of Jose Vieira's belt, and ran out of the store followed by Jose Vieira.
Anthologies are deponent in relationship to corpuses, "taken from (the grammatical counterpart)" as in the "deponent verbs" familiar to students of Latin: a deponent verb has a passive form with an active meaning, but with no corresponding active form to supply a passive meaning, which is thereby impossible for that verb.
These standard ABA instructions often lead -- and quite frankly are intended to lead -- deponents to respond to questions differently from the way they might in testifying before a court of law.
At various times, the court noted, the deponent stated that he did not remember, stated that he did not understand the questions, and "started playing word games.
Use this paragraph when the deponent has been authorized to provide expert testimony.
Contract award: Banking services of the Deponent Bank of the Public Enterprise for State Roads for 2 years.
Sworn by the said Marcin Patszywka at 34 Westmoreland Street, in the city of Dublin this 12th day of February 2014 by me a/Practising Solicitor and I know the Deponent Marcin Patszywka Freda murphy Practising Solicitor filed this day 12th of February 2014 by Paul W Tracey Solicitors 34 Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2
Users of this book need to know the basic framework of the Latin language: male, female, and neuter, first, second, and third conjugations, regular and deponent verbs, declensions, and so on.
They mob denounced him as a "damned Tory, [and] began pelting him with Stones, one of which struck the Deponent [Benson] on his Forehead.