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Give information and answer questions formally and in person in a law court or at an inquiry.‘the person concerned may refuse to give evidence’
- ‘They involve each claimant getting into the witness box and giving evidence as to what happened to them.’
- ‘None who gave evidence at the inquiry were ever challenged even though some of them did not know the Jones family.’
- ‘Do they relate to the transactions about which your affidavit gives evidence?’
- ‘The third parties were not represented but they gave evidence in the Crown Court.’
- ‘I presume she gave evidence in response to questions asked of her by the prosecutor.’
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