Definition of 'evidence'
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To pursue an allegation of fraud without strong evidence was risky. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That means that witnesses must be alerted in advance to the issues and evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How do you prove historical evidence is true? Times, Sunday Times (2017)There really is no more firmly established body of evidence in all of education. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In these cases no defence is offered so they are signed off electronically by the court on evidence supplied by creditors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both witnesses are to give their evidence to Merseyside detectives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was not until March that the police had enough evidence to charge him with the murder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I could not care less that there is a medical consensus that statins are safe unless that consensus is based on good evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A search on Friday was said to have found no evidence that attempts had been made to either remove or cut the bars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fact that the medical evidence has proved so unreliable adds to the scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is no shortage of circumstantial evidence to suggest the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We also found no evidence of any attempt to affect the outcome of any matches. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This petition challenging the results does not raise any new issues or evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first was as to the weight to be given to such evidence in future cases. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They can be produced as evidence of the fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Try to support your answer with specific evidence from each of the essays. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The second reason is the evidence from the natural sciences. Christianity Today (2000)They are based on evidence and they work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The fresh medical evidence is especially interesting. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)They must reach a verdict purely on the evidence in court. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was no evidence which established a pressing need for change. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But it is not proof or evidence that corruption has taken place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It said there was insufficient evidence to prove an offence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a complex case and the evidence was circumstantial. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is also the issue of identification evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was hardly an outrageous thing to say given all the evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The bank is expected to challenge the statistical evidence on the ground that the plaintiffs are not comparing like with like. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Our robust evidence clearly suggests otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the absence of any hard evidence, the information remained anecdotal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'evidence'
British English: evidence /ˈɛvɪdəns/ NOUN
Evidence is anything that makes you believe that something is true or exists.
There is evidence that stress causes the disease.
- American English: evidence
- Arabic: دَلِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: evidência
- Chinese: 证据
- Croatian: dokaz
- Czech: důkaz
- Danish: bevis
- Dutch: bewijs
- European Spanish: prueba evidencia
- Finnish: todiste
- French: preuve
- German: Beweis
- Greek: αποδεικτικό στοιχείο
- Italian: prova testimonianza
- Japanese: 証拠
- Korean: 증거
- Norwegian: bevis
- Polish: dowód
- European Portuguese: evidência
- Romanian: dovadă
- Russian: свидетельство
- Spanish: prueba constancia
- Swedish: bevis
- Thai: หลักฐาน
- Turkish: kanıt
- Ukrainian: доказ
- Vietnamese: bằng chứng
Definition of evidence from the Collins English Dictionary
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