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deposition

noun
     
Related topics: Geology, Law
dep‧o‧si‧tion
1 [uncountable]HEGHEG technical the natural process of depositing a substance on rocks or soil:
the deposition of marine sediments
2 [countable]SCLSCL law a statement written or recorded for a court of law, by someone who has promised to tell the truth
3 [uncountable and countable] the act of removing someone from a position of power

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