the senior male servant in a household
The butler was very helpful to the busy family.
to do something, usually negative
We were committed to the company because of our two year contract with them.
one who finds information or people, especial finding those who break the law
I want to be a detective when I grow up.
a place where one is kept in custody or confinement
He is being held in detention until his trial.
materials, facts, and information used in a court of law to establish or prove something
The judge dismissed the case because there was no evidence to tie her to the crime.
a group of 12 citizens who listen to information about the problem or crime, receive instructions from the judge, and decide the guilt or innocence of the person on trial
The jury decided the defendant was guilty.
My library books are overdue.
something that shows that something else exists or is true
It is not wise to accuse someone of wrong-doings without proof.
someone who does research work
The researchers realized that the monster never existed.
the careful watching of a person or place
The surveillance of the parking lot with cameras has reduced crime significantly.