competent witness

Definition of "competent witness"
  1. A person who is legally eligible to offer testimony due to their age, mental capability, and relevance to the subject of concern
How to use "competent witness" in a sentence
  1. The court accepted her as a competent witness due to her close involvement with the issue.
  2. The defendant's brother, due to his age and mental health, was not recognized as a competent witness.
  3. As a competent witness, his statement carried significant weight in the court.

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