Definition of examination-in-chief in English:

examination-in-chief

Syllabification: ex·am·i·na·tion-in-chief

noun

  • another term for direct examination.
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    • Affidavit evidence was used as examination-in-chief for most witnesses.
    • In examination-in-chief the following questions were asked.
    • The defendant cross-examined the plaintiff respecting some of the subject matter of the plaintiff's examination-in-chief and then ended her cross-examination.

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