Definition of 'forensic'
Example sentences containing 'forensic'
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Forensic experts spent yesterday continuing to scour the flat for clues. The Sun (2016)Then why would you study forensic science? The Sun (2016)No forensic evidence linked the men to the murder. The Sun (2017)Only a handful of crew were interviewed, there was no forensic examination of the scene and no inquest. The Sun (2016)Many police and forensic teams. The Sun (2016)So what had happened in the world of forensic science since then? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The background for justification is distinctly legal or forensic. Christianity Today (2000)They would hope that any fresh forensic evidence would still be available. The Sun (2011)The rest was spent in forensic examination of the roads around their house. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Police sealed off the room while forensic teams carried out a full examination. The Sun (2009)The house was sealed off and forensic experts combed it for clues. The Sun (2016)Forensic science had drawn a complete blank. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)The value of forensic testing of evidence soon became clear. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The cab was lifted on to a vehicle carrier and taken away for forensic examinations. The Sun (2011)Police and soldiers stood guard as forensic teams collected them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The forensic science evidence will be fiercely contested as each side argues its case. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Officers or forensic teams are also nearly always sent to the scenes of domestic burglaries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Police erected a tent over the drive as forensic experts examined a second bin. The Sun (2009)The blaze was so intense that police have struggled to find useful forensic evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The row of shops remained sealed off for much of the day as forensic science officers carried out investigations. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The mystery was unlikely to be resolved unless there was some new evidence or an unexpected advance in forensic science. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)
Trends of 'forensic'
In Common Usage. forensic is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'forensic'
British English: forensic ADJECTIVE
Forensic is used to describe the work of scientists who examine evidence in order to help the police solve crimes.
They were convicted on forensic evidence alone.
Definition of forensic from the Collins English Dictionary
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