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 Meanings and Examples of EYEWITNESS
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eyewitness
 n.  a spectator who can describe what happened
Classic Sentence:
1  I am now one hundred and seventy-two years old, and I learnt of my late father, Master of the Horse to the King, the amazing revolutions of Peru, of which he had been an eyewitness.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
2  Letters may, of course, be a partial confirmation; but detection in the fact there must be of the most direct kind, that is, by eyewitnesses.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  According to eyewitness accounts, soldiers opened fire on the crowd.
2  An eyewitness account described the plane as a "fireball".
3  The driver's version of the accident was different from the eyewitness'.
4  French researcher Eric Bart has posted on his website an extensive compilation of eyewitness accounts of the September 11th attack.
5  Several eyewitnesses' accounts differed considerably from the official version of events.