A meeting where an attorney or self-represented party questions parties or witnesses under oath, recorded by a court reporter, which becomes legal evidence.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionarydeposition (noun)
an act of removing from a position of authority
a) a testifying especially before a court
b) - declaration , specifically testimony taken down in writing under oath
c) out-of-court testimony made under oath and recorded by an authorized officer for later use in court , also a meeting at which such testimony is taken
an act or process of - depositing
something - deposited deposit
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Deposition may refer to:
- Deposition (law), taking testimony outside of court
- Deposition (politics), the removal of a person of authority from political power
- Deposition (university), a widespread initiation ritual for new students practiced from the Middle Ages until the 18th century