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state's evidence

noun, often capitalized S

Definition of STATE'S EVIDENCE

:  a participant in a crime or an accomplice who gives evidence for the prosecution especially in return for a reduced sentence; also :  the evidence given —used chiefly in the phrase turn state's evidence

First Known Use of STATE'S EVIDENCE

1787

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