witness box

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witness box

n. Chiefly British
A witness stand.

witness box

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witness stand

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(Law) the place in a court of law in which witnesses stand to give evidence
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.witness box - a box enclosure for a witness when testifyingwitness box - a box enclosure for a witness when testifying
box - separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
courtroom, court - a room in which a lawcourt sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
Translations

witness box

, (US) witness stand
nZeugenbank f, → Zeugenstand m

witness box

witness stand (Am) nbanco dei testimoni
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Live links to allow evidence from outside the courtroom, screens around witness boxes and even the removal of wigs and gowns are planned to end fear and intimidation.