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A person whose level of specialized knowledge or skill in a particular field qualifies them to present their opinion about the facts of a case during legal proceedings.
- ‘An FBI expert witness testified that there was enough plastic explosive hidden in his shoes to blow a large hole in the airplane.’
- ‘He's also a forensic psychiatrist - one of those guys who testifies as an expert witness in court trials.’
- ‘He frequently consults for museums and acts as an expert witness at trials.’
- ‘For reasons already given, I do not regard the evidence of either expert witness to be of primary assistance on this point.’
- ‘Once I worked on a case where we had retained an expert witness who was a retired cop to testify about security.’
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