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affidavit //ˌæf.əˌdeɪ.vɪt// (noun) a written statement which someone makes after they have sworn officially to tell the truth, and which might be used as proof in a court of law oświadczenie złoŜone pod przysięgą bail //beɪl// (noun) a sum of money which a person who has been accused of a crime pays to a law court so that they can be released until their trial. The payment is a way of making certain that the person will return to court for trial kaucja: He was released/remanded on bail (of $100 000). count //kaʊnt// (noun) a particular crime which a person is accused of zarzut: The prisoner was found guilty on two counts of murder.

defamation //dɪˌfeɪm// (noun) to damage the reputation of a person or group by saying or writing bad things about them which are not true oszczerstwo: He is suing for defamation of character. evasion //ɪˌveɪ.ʒən// (noun) when you avoid something or someone uchylanie się: Her speech was full of excuses and evasions and never properly addressed the issue.

expulsion (noun) (the act of) forcing someone, or being forced, to leave a school, organisation or country wydalenie: They threatened him with expulsion from school. genocide //ˌdʒen.ə.saɪd// (noun) the murder of a whole group of people, especially a whole nation, race or religious group ludobójstwo heir //eər// (noun) a person who will legally receive money, property or a title from another person, especially an older member of the same family, when that other person dies spadkobierca: The guest of honour was the Romanoff heir to the throne of all Russia.

jurat (noun) "been sworn," the portion of an affidavit in which a person has sworn that the contents of his/her written statement are true), filled in by the Notary Public with the date, name of the person swearing, sometimes the place where sworn, and the name of the person before whom the oath was made. formuła zaprzysięŜonego poświadczenia aktu prawnego misdemeanour //ˌmɪs.dɪˌmiː.nər// (noun) an action which is slightly bad or breaks a rule but is not a crime wykroczenie: Every week, as children, we were beaten for some minor misdemeanour. misrepresentation //ˌmɪs.rep.rɪ.zenˌteɪ.ʃən// (noun) something which misrepresents an idea, situation or opinion or when something is misrepresented wprowadzenie w błąd: The documentary was a misrepresentation of the truth and bore little resemblance to actual events.

nee /neɪ/ (noun) used after a woman's married name to introduce the family name by which she was known before she married z domu: Elaine Gibson (née Gillett)

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