from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Law The responsibility of proving a disputed charge or allegation.
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- n. The duty of a party in a legal proceeding to prove an assertion of fact; it includes both the burden of production and the burden of persuasion; the onus probandi
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the duty of proving a particular position in a court of law, a failure in the performance of which duty calls for judgment against the party on whom the duty is imposed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the duty of proving a disputed charge
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KSCA takes Europe’s REACH approach, placing the burden of proof on chemical companies to demonstrate that chemicals are safe before being introduced into commercial use.142