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Noun: deposition  ,de-pu'zi-shun
  1. The natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    - deposit
  2. (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
  3. The act of putting something somewhere
    - deposit
  4. The act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
    - dethronement

Derived forms: depositions

Type of: accretion, accumulation, buildup, examination, interrogation, interrogatory, ouster, ousting

Encyclopedia: Deposition