Meaning of eyewitness

eye•wit•ness

Pronunciation: (n.ī'wit"nis, ī'wit'nisv.ī'wit"nis), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who actually sees some act, occurrence, or thing and can give a firsthand account of it: There were two eyewitnesses to the murder.
—v.t.
  1. to view with one's own eyes: to eyewitness a murder.
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