State-s-evidence meaning

Testimony by a person involved in a crime who implicates another party in exchange for a lighter sentence or immunity from prosecution.
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(law) Evidence given by or for the prosecution in a criminal case, usually evidence given by a criminal against his or her associates.
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turn state's evidence
  • To give such testimony in court.
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turn state's evidence
  • to give evidence for the prosecution in a criminal case
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turn state's evidence
turn state's evidence