20:08 Aug 1, 2018
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Law (general) / declaración de testigo
English term or phrase: DOT
It was around 01.00 am and he was socialising with Claude and DOT.

He recalls DOT leaving at this point to go back to the apartment.

He (DOT) later told them he didn’t like the group of girls and their behaviour.
Carolina Andrades

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4 +1DOT
Robin Levey
3A nickname? A mistake.
Terence Jeal

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1

It's almost certainly the initials of one of the persons involved in the case (maybe a minor, or a witness), who's anonimity has been ordered by the court.

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agree  JohnMcDove: Yes, in the same way we call FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) or JFK, but here the anonymity seems to be the factor, as you note. :-)
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
A nickname? A mistake.

Could it be a nickname?
If it was a girl, in the UK it would be an abbreviation for "Dorothy".
Perhaps it is D.O.T. and they are initials.
The rest of the story must surely resolve the problem.

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