res gestae

[ reez -jes-tee, reys ]
/ ˈriz ˈdʒɛs ti, ˈreɪs /

plural noun

things done; accomplishments; deeds.
Law. the acts, circumstances, and statements that are incidental to the principal fact of a litigated matter and are admissible in evidence in view of their relevant association with that fact.

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Origin of res gestae

First recorded in 1610–20, res gestae is from Latin rēs gestae
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British Dictionary definitions for res gestae

res gestae
/ (ˈreɪs ˈdʒɛstiː) /

pl n

things done or accomplished; achievements
law incidental facts and circumstances that are admissible in evidence because they introduce or explain the matter in issue

Word Origin for res gestae

Latin
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