Definition of 'conclusive'
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This seems to be a conclusive argument. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)The detail which follows it provides the conclusive answer to his complaints. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You want conclusive proof that this study is hokum? The Sun (2012)Probably no one imagined he would provide answers as conclusive as those. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It also offers conclusive proof that people were safer sheltering in the cupboard under the stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Clearly a good deal more research needs to be done before there are any conclusive answers. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)But neither could defenders of the status quo point to conclusive proof that teaching passed muster. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The judge should then have directed the jury to consider whether the evidence amounted to conclusive proof of identity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was no conclusive proof here. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They must have found something very conclusive to say it wasn't. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There isn't any conclusive evidence either way. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is conclusive evidence the Frenchman is way past his best. The Sun (2014)So far, we have a reasonably conclusive answer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the absence of any conclusive evidence, the match continued without the player being penalised. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If that did not constitute conclusive evidence, it is not clear what would. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Still, at least it must be conclusive proof that the years of austerity are finally over. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I do have conclusive proof that that the item is mine. The Sun (2016)Neither side appeared sufficiently strong or well organised to secure a conclusive victory; yet civilian casualties were beginning to soar. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I'm clear that that evidence is conclusive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She had to give them something else, something... conclusive. A Plague of Angels (1993)And her mum and dad reckon this is conclusive proof that their budget getaway was: 'a resounding success. The Sun (2015)
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British English: conclusive ADJECTIVE
Conclusive evidence shows that something is certainly true.
I can't see any conclusive evidence to disprove my decision.
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