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eyewitness account

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  • account */*/*/ — I UK [əˈkaʊnt] / US noun Word forms account : singular account plural accounts 1) [countable] an arrangement in which a bank looks after your money. You can deposit (= put in) or withdraw (= take out) money when you need to There was only £50 in… …   English dictionary

  • account — ac|count1 [ ə kaunt ] noun *** ▸ 1 arrangement with bank ▸ 2 report/description ▸ 3 arrangement with store ▸ 4 regular customer ▸ 5 for e mail ▸ 6 record of money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count an arrangement in which a bank takes care of your money. You …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • account — 1 noun 1 DESCRIPTION (C) a) a written or spoken description which gives details of an event: There were several different accounts of the story in the newspapers. | give an account: David gave us a vivid account of his trip to Rio. | blow by blow …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eyewitness — eye|wit|ness [ˈaıˌwıtnıs] n someone who has seen something such as a crime happen, and is able to describe it afterwards eyewitness account/report/testimony ▪ According to eyewitness accounts, soldiers opened fire on the crowd. ▪ One eyewitness… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Eyewitness identification — evidence is the leading cause of wrongful conviction in the United States. Of the more than 200 people exonerated by way of DNA evidence in the US, over 75% were wrongfully convicted on the basis of erroneous eyewitness identification evidence. [ …   Wikipedia

  • account — I n. description report 1) to give, render an account 2) an accurate, true; biased, one sided; blow by blow, detailed, full; eyewitness; fictitious; first hand; running; vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident) 3) newspaper,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • account — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 description ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short ▪ blow by blow (informal), comprehensive, detailed, full, graphic ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • eyewitness — Luke claims (Luke 1:2) to be relying on the evidence of eyewitnesses; and the author of 2 Pet. (1:16) implies that he was an eyewitness at the Transfiguration [[➝ transfiguration]] of Jesus. The latter is part of his apparatus of pseudonymity: it …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • eyewitness — n. /uy wit nis, uy wit nis/; v. /uy wit nis/, n. 1. a person who actually sees some act, occurrence, or thing and can give a firsthand account of it: There were two eyewitnesses to the murder. v.t. 2. to view with one s own eyes: to eyewitness a… …   Universalium

  • eyewitness — noun Eyewitness is used before these nouns: ↑account, ↑identification, ↑report, ↑testimony …   Collocations dictionary

  • eyewitness — eye•wit•ness [[t]ˈaɪˈwɪt nɪs[/t]] n. 1) law a person who actually sees some act, occurrence, or the like, and can give a firsthand account of it 2) law to view as an eyewitness • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

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