[reez jes-tee, reys]
- 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.
Origin of res gestae
First recorded in 1610–20, res gestae is from the Latin word rēs gestae
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- things done or accomplished; achievements
- law incidental facts and circumstances that are admissible in evidence because they introduce or explain the matter in issue
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