hearsay evidence

noun

Definition of hearsay evidence

: evidence based not on a witness's personal knowledge but on another's statement not made under oath

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First Known Use of hearsay evidence

1753


Law Dictionary

hearsay evidence

legal Definition of hearsay evidence

see evidence

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