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Noun: res gestae  reez jes-tee
  1. (law) rule of evidence that covers words that are so closely associated with an occurrence that the words are considered part of the occurrence and as such their report does not violate the hearsay rule
  2. (Latin) things done

Type of: action, rule of evidence

Encyclopedia: Res gestae