res gestae

res gestae

[reez jes-tee, reys]
noun
1.
things done; accomplishments; deeds.
2.
Law. the acts, circumstances, and statements that are incidental to the principal fact of a litigated matter and are admissible in evidence in view of their relevant association with that fact.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin rēs gestae

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res gestae (ˈreɪs ˈdʒɛstiː)
 
pl n
1.  things done or accomplished; achievements
2.  law incidental facts and circumstances that are admissible in evidence because they introduce or explain the matter in issue
 
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