verbal act

noun

ver·​bal act
ˈvər-bəl-
: an utterance that is direct evidence (as of an offense) and not hearsay
the offer of drugs for sale was admissible as a verbal act

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“Verbal act.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/verbal%20act. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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