Definition of 'eyewitness'
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This has always been taken as an eyewitness account of what actually went on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How do they distinguish between wild rumour and a genuine account from an eyewitness? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Dozens of eyewitness accounts were published at the time. Christianity Today (2000)But the most useful piece in the jigsaw is an eyewitness account. The Sun (2015)But the key piece of evidence is an eyewitness account of your seizure. The Sun (2009)But eyewitness accounts and her autopsy suggest otherwise. The Sun (2013)The first eyewitness reports of election fraud came shortly after the polls opened. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An eyewitness reports that the ground moves in vast waves while the stars seem to stand still. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were based on the sketches or accounts of at least one eyewitness. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)There is one eyewitness account that suggests they might have been. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There will be no more eyewitness accounts of the Somme. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was News at Ten that pioneered the idea of eyewitness reporting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'eyewitness'
British English: eyewitness NOUN
An eyewitness is a person who was present at an event and can therefore describe it, for example in a law court.
Eyewitnesses have told me that the thatched roof caught fire and fell over people's heads, said Santhana Krishnan, a state agricultural officer whose aunt and uncle were injured at the wedding and were in intensive care at a private hospital.
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