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use immunity

[ yoos i-myoo-ni-tee ]

noun

, Law.
  1. a type of immunity guaranteeing that the testimony of the witness will not be used as evidence against them in court, although they can still be prosecuted on evidence of others. Compare immunity bath ( def ).


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Origin of use immunity1

First recorded in 1970–75

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