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prima facie evidence

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Law Evidence that would, if uncontested, establish a fact or raise a presumption of a fact.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • (of a fact) (Law), evidence which is sufficient to establish the fact unless rebutted.

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Examples

  • The public mind at such a moment falls into the old medieval confusion – he who feeds or shelters a heretic is upon prima facie evidence a heretic himself – he who knows intimately people among whom anarchists arise is therefore an

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