examine-in-chief

verb

(tr) law to examine (one's own witness) in attempting to adduce a caseCompare cross-examine

Nearby words

  1. examen,
  2. examinant,
  3. examination,
  4. examination for discovery,
  5. examine,
  6. examinee,
  7. examiner,
  8. examinership,
  9. examplar,
  10. example

Derived Formsexamination-in-chief, noun

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