Definition of material witness in English:
A witness whose evidence is likely to be sufficiently important to influence the outcome of a trial.
- Elements of both crimes are clearly demonstrated in the declarations of the material witnesses.
- A federal district court judge says the Justice Department may not jail material witnesses indefinitely.
- A person who was eyewitness to an event can be a material witness.
Definition of material witness in:
- US English dictionary
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