Definition of 'circumstantial'
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It was a complex case and the evidence was circumstantial.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
All the circumstantial evidence points to a bomb.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It seems that the circumstantial evidence which seemed to point to theft actually pointed to a small spot of adultery.The Complete Stories Volume 2 (1995)
Yet the circumstantial evidence is compelling.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The evidence is circumstantial so far.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But a lot of circumstantial evidence all points to Bellfield.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
Because direct evidence of a discriminatory motive is difficult to produce, cases are generally built around circumstantial evidence.Human Resource Management in Government (1995)
Faced with the circumstantial case, jurors took eight hours of deliberations spread over three days to return a verdict.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The circumstantial evidence was damning.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The circumstantial case is strong.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Not of all the circumstantial details, but of the God.Christianity Today (2000)
Without that, as they admitted, the evidence was circumstantial.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
There was considerable circumstantial evidence, but no direct evidence, to connect him to the murder scene.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
That is four England players in a year with similar injuries, all circumstantial evidence that the human spine can only take so much rugby.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Since then more and more circumstantial evidence, much of it detailed and plausible, has been discovered as more alleged victims have come forward.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The case against the claimant was circumstantial, but on the facts, the journalists were justified in concluding that it was a strong circumstantial case.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of circumstantial from the Collins English Dictionary