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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheyewitnesseye‧wit‧ness /ˈaɪˌwɪtnəs/ ●○○ noun [countable]  SCCsomeone who has seen something such as a crime happen, and is able to describe it afterwardseyewitness account/report/testimony According to eyewitness accounts, soldiers opened fire on the crowd. One eyewitness said he saw her talking to a man in a blue car.
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eyewitnessHere was an eyewitness account of Butch at the murder scene.Attempts r3,20,21 to determine from eyewitness reports typically give shallow trajectories, in the range 5-17°.Police documents also describe him as the suspect in the slaying of the lone eyewitness to one of those killings.He says it could be an engine failure but no eyewitnesses noticed a change in engine note.Sheriff's detectives had no eyewitnesses to the shootings.Dozens of eyewitness accounts confirmed the existence of these discreet departures to destinations far from Kosovo.Reliable eyewitness reports of actual events, when embedded in such a list, suffered a serious erosion of credibility.For centuries the Ensisheim fall remained the only case in which eyewitness reports of a fall were combined with preserved meteoritic material.They further assert that this value is consistent with eyewitness accounts.eyewitness account/report/testimonyHere was an eyewitness account of Butch at the murder scene.Some implications of these results for eyewitness testimony and for the psychology of driving are considered.This is consistent with recent studies on attention focusing in eyewitness testimony.Our final source of information about large airbursts is eyewitness reports.There is little eyewitness reporting; there are almost no actual scenes of the speculators and hucksters at work.Dozens of eyewitness accounts confirmed the existence of these discreet departures to destinations far from Kosovo.The author also provides eyewitness accounts of the Kolno massacre.For centuries the Ensisheim fall remained the only case in which eyewitness reports of a fall were combined with preserved meteoritic material.