character witness

Definition of "character witness"
  1. A person who offers testimony in court about another individual's positive traits and reputation, typically in cases where the individual's honesty or moralities are in question
How to use "character witness" in a sentence
  1. John served as a character witness for his friend in court.
  2. A character witness can play a vital role during trials involving personal morality.
  3. He was asked to be a character witness due to his long-standing relationship with the defendant.

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