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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·po·nent /dɪˈponənt/
 證人;提出口供[書] 者

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·po·nent n.
 1. Law One who deposes or testifies under oath; one who gives evidence; usually, one who testifies in writing.
 2. Gr. & Lat.  Gram. A deponent verb.
 Syn: -- Deponent, Affiant.
 Usage: These are legal terms describing a person who makes a written declaration under oath, with a view to establish certain facts. An affiant is one who makes an affidavit, or declaration under oath, in order to establish the truth of what he says. A deponenet is one who makes a deposition, or gives written testimony under oath, to be used in the trial of some case before a court of justice. See under Deposition.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·po·nent, a.  Gram. Having a passive form with an active meaning, as certain latin and Greek verbs.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person who testifies or gives a deposition [syn: testifier]