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depone

[dih-pohn] /dɪˈpoʊn/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), deponed, deponing.
1.
to testify under oath; depose.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin dēpōnere to put away, down, aside (Medieval Latin: to testify), equivalent to dē- de- + pōnere to put
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depone

/dɪˈpəʊn/
verb
1.
(law, mainly Scots law) to declare (something) under oath; testify; depose
Word Origin
C16: from Latin dēpōnere to put down, from de- + pōnere to put, place
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