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a formal declaration of truth or fact given under oath

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the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness

the act of putting something somewhere

the act of deposing someone

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Whilst the charge was made out against Cornelius, Gryphus, whose presence was no longer necessary after having made his depositions, was taken down by his turnkeys to his lodge, groaning and covered with bruises.
Although each formation has indisputably required a vast number of years for its deposition, I can see several reasons why each should not include a graduated series of links between the species which then lived; but I can by no means pretend to assign due proportional weight to the following considerations.
When we see, as is so often the case, a formation composed of beds of different mineralogical composition, we may reasonably suspect that the process of deposition has been much interrupted, as a change in the currents of the sea and a supply of sediment of a different nature will generally have been due to geographical changes requiring much time.
If, for example, there should be a deposition of moisture upon the silk, and the machine begins to descend in consequence, there will be no necessity for discharging ballast to remedy the increase of weight, for it is remedied, or counteracted, in an exactly just proportion, by the deposit on the ground of just so much of the end of the rope as is necessary.
We see Queen Elizabeth full of misgiving at a difficult time at the popularity of Richard the Second:--"The deposition and death of King Richard the [82] Second.
Yet all this gravel has been transported, and probably rounded, subsequently to the deposition of the white beds, and long subsequently to the underlying beds with the tertiary shells.
I, Allan Quatermain, of Durban, Natal, Gentleman, make oath and say-- That's how I headed my deposition before the magistrate about poor Khiva's and Ventvogel's sad deaths; but somehow it doesn't seem quite the right way to begin a book.
The servant instantly showed it to one of the others, who, without saying a word to any of the family, went to a magistrate; and, upon their deposition, Justine was apprehended.
If the Advocate-General attaches importance to the deposition of Monsieur Joseph Rouletabille, I see no reason why this witness should not give us the name of the murderer.
Accordingly the Chief Inspector answered that all this had been done directly the old woman had come forward with her deposition.
More senior attorneys who take and defend depositions on an intermittent basis could also use it as a handy refresher, they say.
Other topics are interviewing witnesses, the role of depositions in the discovery plan, the Rule 30(b)(6) deposition, and using deposition transcripts.
Supreme Court can limit each side to 10 seven-hour depositions, then depositions can be eliminated altogether.
Former Rules 74 and 75 provided for the taking of depositions without consent, but such depositions were limited to nonparty witnesses and expert.
Even if the adjuster has seen the material before, lawyers can note depositions months or years after the claim was closed.