Definition Of deposition

noun

a formal, usually written, statement to be used as evidence.

A deposition is sworn testimony taken in an informal setting (no judge or jury) before trial as part of the prediscovery process.

the action of deposing someone, especially a monarch.

Edward V's deposition

the action of depositing something.

pebbles formed by the deposition of calcium in solution

the process of giving sworn evidence.

the deposition of four expert witnesses

the taking down of the body of Jesus Christ from the Cross.

The Pietà is the title given to the representation of the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene and St. John lamenting over the dead Christ after the Deposition and before the Entombment.


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Example Of deposition

  • A deposition is sworn testimony taken in an informal setting (no judge or jury) before trial as part of the prediscovery process.

  • At the point when his power to command death and to sustain his own life has been arrested, Richard is divested of the spectacular carapace that encases the body of the monarch, his deposition is a fall into subjectivity.

  • By 1326, Edward's deposition in favour of his namesake son and heir seemed the only alternative to a mean, oppressive, and unsuccessful regime that engendered civil strife.

  • Each species forms distinct patterns of cell deposition within the annual growth rings, and the growth rings themselves are subject to variation through a number of different factors.

  • Edward V's deposition


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