[ reez jes-tee, reys ]
/ ˈriz ˈdʒɛs ti, ˈreɪs /
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 the Latin word rēs gestae
Words nearby res gestae
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British Dictionary definitions for res gestae
/ (ˈreɪs ˈdʒɛstiː) /
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
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