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hearsay

hear·say

hearsay

 
pronunciation:
hir seI
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: information or rumor heard from another person but not verified.
similar words:
rumor, tale, talk
definition 2: in law, information heard from another person but not directly witnessed and thus usu. not admissible as testimony; hearsay evidence.
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