Definition of direct examination in English:

direct examination

Line breaks: dir¦ect exam¦in|ation

noun

Another term for examination-in-chief.
More example sentences
  • After the game-legged attorney performed her direct examination, Joshua made sure to help her back into her seat - out of good will, he said, but also to mitigate what he called ‘the crutches factor.’
  • During her direct examination, she asked my father about his work as a teenager.
  • Before Larry could begin his direct examination of Lucky, Judge Stone wanted to make sure our star witness knew that he didn't have to testify.

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