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deponent
American English: /dəˈpoʊnənt/
British English: /dɪˈpəʊnənt/

Translation of deponent in Spanish:

noun

  • 1deponent (verb) (Linguistics)
    Example sentences
    • Just because an active form doesn't exist in the relatively small corpus of the New Testament, this is no reason to deem a verb deponent.
    • When one examines the ‘passive deponent’ verbs in question, they are a subset of the eighty-five-plus verbs that we have argued are true middles, not deponents.
    • Mounce gives the figure of approximately seventy-five percent of the middle forms in the NT should be classified as deponent.
  • 2 (Law)
    Example sentences
    • I understand from the affidavits that the various deponents have inconvenienced themselves by coming to the Court today.
    • The deponents to these affidavits state that they have suffered injuries which were not fully compensated for under the prior settlements.
    • You are the deponent of the affidavit which you have provided to the Court Registry in support of the application?

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