Definition of 'proof'
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The numbers alone are proof of that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tricky bit is that you will need proof of purchase. The Sun (2016)Promoter reserves the right to demand proof of consumer purchase from retailer. The Sun (2016)You will need proof of purchase. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Accept it graciously If you receive an item as a gift you will need proof of purchase and sometimes the card that was used to pay. The Sun (2016)The very absence of evidence is proof, in the minds of many, that it must exist. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Answers in the negative are not necessarily an indictment of the police, just as they are not necessarily proof of the accused's innocence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Promoter reserves the right to request proof of purchase or refuse payment against incorrectly deemed coupons. The Sun (2016)Family courts have a lower standard of proof than criminal courts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tell him you have text proof this was not a gift. The Sun (2014)The first to provide proof of its existence will be rewarded with riches by the king. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But it is not proof or evidence that corruption has taken place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You will also need proof of your identity and address. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This superb book is proof of that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The real proof of the pudding is in the payday. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Proof of permanent residence of winner will be required. The Sun (2009)That they stayed together was proof of the strength of their unorthodox bond. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His problem was that finding proof of the dodgy beef was impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What they condemned was his teaching his hypotheses as facts without proof. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You want conclusive proof that this study is hokum? The Sun (2012)Make sure you keep records of valuations and proof of purchase. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Rather than preaching from favorite proof texts or purely thematic sermons. Christianity Today (2000) Proof that a man should always marry his second wife first. The Sun (2014)No one appears to have read the book in proof. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Perhaps a canny printer pulled a proof from the Heidelberg and stowed it till now. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)First, his colleagues set out to establish whether the proofs he posted were correct. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Still, this was all circumstantial evidence rather than proof. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It seemed proof of a number of things, the least important of which being that leather has come of age. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You will also need to show photo ID and proof of address before you can bid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He then sent the proof copy to her and I think this tells us he was still thinking about her. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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