[ US /ˈaɪˈwɪtnəs/ ]
[ UK /ˈa‍ɪwɪtnəs/ ]
  1. be present at an event and see it with one's own eyes
  1. a spectator who can describe what happened
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How To Use eyewitness In A Sentence

  • Those with a hearty appetite for the whiz of bullets, the bang of artillery, dying declarations, famous last words, and eyewitness accounts of the face of battle will not be disappointed.
  • As the tragedy unfolded, the eyewitness tried to find a lifebuoy.
  • They were based on the sketches or accounts of at least one eyewitness. The Times Literary Supplement
  • All too often the information they provide, and the supposed eyewitnesses they interview, are undependable.
  • On top of the 500 reporters traveling with the military and the three cable-TV news channels beaming 24-hour coverage there's a new element in this war: unfiltered eyewitness accounts online.
  • DETAINING the next president of the United States for three hours in what an eyewitness called a "malodorous" small room at an airport in the provincial Russian city of Perm looks, in retrospect, to have been a pretty bad idea. Robert Amsterdam
  • Several eyewitnesses testified that they saw the officers hit Miller in the face.
  • But then, whoops, here comes an eyewitness that places him taking the car and bringing it back, covered in mud, 1,000 miles on the odometer.
  • There is one eyewitness account that suggests they might have been. Times, Sunday Times
  • Eyewitnesses spoke of people having to fight their way to get near the image, while roads round the temple became bottlenecks of traffic.
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