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  • testimony — tes·ti·mo·ny / tes tə ˌmō nē/ n pl nies [Latin testimonium, from testis witness]: evidence furnished by a witness under oath or affirmation and either orally or in an affidavit or deposition former testimony: testimony that a witness gives at a… …   Law dictionary

  • Oral debriefing — is the interview process of obtaining detailed verbal testimony from individuals. Analogous to interviews that are undertaken in journalism and sociology, its outcome in a comprehensive form is also known as ‘oral history’. Its application is… …   Wikipedia

  • Testimony in Jewish law — consists of testimony by eligible witnesses to a Beit Din (court) authorized to render decisions according to halakhah (Jewish law). The principles of testimony in halakhah have been applied to Mishpat Ivri (Hebrew jurisprudence).Criteria for… …   Wikipedia

  • oral — 1 *vocal, articulate Antonyms: written 2 Oral, verbal are often confused in use. Oral (see also VOCAL 1) implies utterance and speech; it is distinctively applicable to whatever is delivered, communicated, transacted, or carried on directly from… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Oral — O ral, a. [L. os, oris, the mouth, akin to Skr. [=a]s. Cf. {Adore}, {Orison}, {Usher}.] 1. Uttered by the mouth, or in words; spoken, not written; verbal; as, oral traditions; oral testimony; oral law. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oral — I adjective announced, articulated, audible, by word of mouth, communicated, enunciated, expressed, expressed in words, phonic, said, said aloud, sounded, spoken, spoken out loud, told, unwritten, uttered, verbal, vocal, vocalized, voiced… …   Law dictionary

  • oral — Uttered by the mouth or in words; spoken, not written @ oral argument Presentation of reasons for affirmance, reversal, modification, etc. by appellee and appellant before appellate court; generally limited in time by court rule; e.g. Fed.R.App.P …   Black's law dictionary

  • Testimony of the Evangelist — The Testimony of the Evangelists Examined by the Rules of Evidence Administered in Courts of Justice or simply The Testimony of the Evangelists is an 1846 Christian apologetic work by Simon Greenleaf, a principal founder of the Harvard Law School …   Wikipedia

  • oral — orality, n. orally, adv. /awr euhl, ohr /, adj. 1. uttered by the mouth; spoken: oral testimony. 2. of, using, or transmitted by speech: oral methods of language teaching; oral traditions. 3. of, pertaining to, or involving the mouth: the oral… …   Universalium

  • oral — /ˈɒrəl / (say oruhl) adjective 1. uttered by the mouth; spoken: oral testimony. 2. employing speech, as teachers or methods of teaching. 3. of or relating to the mouth: the oral cavity. 4. done, taken, or administered by the mouth: an oral dose… …   Australian English dictionary


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