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    deposition - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deposition

    Definition
    (noun) the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    Synonyms : deposit
    Definition
    (noun) (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office Definition
    (noun) the act of putting something somewhere
    Synonyms : deposit
    Definition
    (noun) the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
    Synonyms : dethronement
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deposition- testimony under oath. When someone takes a position (or a side) in a court of law, he has taken a deposition.

de(removing)+position..so removing someone from his/her position.

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to DEPOSE[ dethrone hitler],a group was formed [usa,england,china etc]which took a DEPOSITION[oath] to stay together and fight

rootword de(down)-position means removing from the prsent position and keeping in the down position

imagine a Jamaican taking "de position" that they are innocent/guilty in court. When they tell their official story, that is a deposition

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