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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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trial; and, conversely, if the deponent is unavailable at trial, the
Deponent Kylbe did not answer definitively that they were not "in there play.