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hearsay

División en sílabas: hear·say
Pronunciación: /ˈhirˌsā
 
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Definición de hearsay en inglés:

sustantivo

1Information received from other people that one cannot adequately substantiate; rumor: according to hearsay, Bob had managed to break his arm
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I must highlight that this could be bad information and hearsay.
  • Anything that happens after Wednesday is simply hearsay and rumours.
  • When the truth begins to emerge it becomes apparent that the rumours of affairs were hearsay, but a darker secret of family ties lies beneath them.
Sinónimos
rumor, gossip, tittle-tattle, idle talk;
stories, tales
informal the grapevine, scuttlebutt, loose lips
1.1 Law The report of another person’s words by a witness, usually disallowed as evidence in a court of law: everything they had told him would have been ruled out as hearsay [as modifier]: the admissibility of hearsay evidence
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Nor had they put the witness statement in as hearsay evidence.
  • Instead witnesses are allowed to give hearsay evidence of an identification that takes place outside the court.
  • This evidence was strictly hearsay and as such was inadmissible.

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