eye·wit·ness


eye·wit·ness

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  • eye|wit|ness|er — «Y WIHT nuh suhr», noun. Informal. a report by an eyewitness, usually a newspaper correspondent: »He sent out a fast moving 2,000 word eyewitnesser (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye|wit|ness — «Y WIHT nihs», noun, verb. –n. a person who actually sees or has seen some act or happening, and thus can give testimony concerning it: »Eyewitnesses counted about 25 bomb explosions in all (London Times). –v.t. to witness; see: »He was one of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • eyewitness — eye|wit|ness [ˈaıˌwıtnıs] n someone who has seen something such as a crime happen, and is able to describe it afterwards eyewitness account/report/testimony ▪ According to eyewitness accounts, soldiers opened fire on the crowd. ▪ One eyewitness… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eyewitness — eye|wit|ness [ aı,wıtnəs ] noun count someone who has seen something happen, especially a crime or an accident: Eyewitnesses describe the man seen running away as tall with brown hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eyewitness — eye•wit•ness [[t]ˈaɪˈwɪt nɪs[/t]] n. 1) law a person who actually sees some act, occurrence, or the like, and can give a firsthand account of it 2) law to view as an eyewitness • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • Eyewitness — Eye wit ness, n. One who sees a thing done; one who has ocular view of anything. [1913 Webster] We . . . were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 2 Pet. i. 16. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irv Weinstein — [http://www.staffannouncer.com/irv/irv%20weinstein.jpgPhoto] Irwin Irv Weinstein (born April 29, 1930) is a retired local television news anchor. He hosted WKBW TV s Eyewitness News in Buffalo, New York for 34 years from 1964 to 1998 and became… …   Wikipedia

  • eyewitness — eye·wit·ness n: one who sees an occurrence or object or sometimes experiences it through other senses (as hearing) and usu. reports or testifies about it Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. eyewitness …   Law dictionary

  • no–eyewitness rule — no–eye·wit·ness rule n: a rule in tort law: in the absence of testimony by eyewitnesses a jury may assume that a person has exercised reasonable care to preserve his or her own safety used esp. in Iowa Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam …   Law dictionary