states-evidence

state's evidence

noun
1.
evidence given by an accomplice in a crime who becomes a voluntary witness against the other defendants: The defendants' case was lost when one of them turned state's evidence.
2.
evidence for the state, especially in criminal trials.

Origin:
1790–1800

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state's evidence
 
n
1.  the evidence for the prosecution given on behalf of a state in a criminal prosecution
2.  king's evidence, Brit equivalent: queen's evidence evidence given for the state by an accomplice against his former associates in crime (esp in the phrase turn state's evidence)

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