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character witness


noun

a person who testifies as to the moral character and reputation of a litigant in a court of law or other legal proceeding.

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Nearby words

character recognition, character set, character sketch, character study, character type, character witness, characterful, characterisation, characterise, characteristic, characteristic curve

Origin of character witness

First recorded in 1950–55
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