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

  • n. Reasonable grounds for belief that an accused person may be subject to arrest or the issuance of a warrant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The standard by which a police officer may make an arrest or conduct a personal or property search.
  • n. In accident investigations, the conclusions reached by the investigating body as to the factor or factors which caused the accident.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a reasonable ground of presumption that a charge is, or my be, well founded.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure


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