evidentiary
adjective Date: 1810 1. being, relating to, or affording evidence <
photographs of evidentiary value
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2. conducted so that evidence may be presented <
an evidentiary hearing
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  • evidentiary — ev·i·den·tia·ry /ˌe və den chə rē, chē ˌer ē/ adj 1: being, relating to, or affording evidence photographs of evidentiary value 2: conducted so that evidence may be presented an evidentiary hearing ev·i·den·tia·ri·ly adv …   Law dictionary

  • Evidentiary — Ev i*den ti*a*ry, a. Furnishing evidence; asserting; proving; evidential. [1913 Webster] When a fact is supposed, although incorrectly, to be evidentiary of, or a mark of, some other fact. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evidentiary — [ev΄ə den′shə rē] adj. 1. of, serving as, or based on evidence 2. providing, or having the nature of, evidence …   English World dictionary

  • evidentiary — adjective Of or pertaining to evidence. Evidentiary investigations are common in legal proceedings Syn: evidential …   Wiktionary

  • evidentiary — /ev i den sheuh ree/, adj. 1. evidential. 2. Law. pertaining to or constituting evidence. [1800 10; < L evidenti(a) EVIDENCE + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • evidentiary — adj. pertaining to evidence, based on facts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • evidentiary — [ˌɛvɪ dɛnʃ(ə)ri] adjective chiefly US Law another term for evidential …   English new terms dictionary

  • evidentiary — a. See evidential …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • evidentiary — ev·i·den·tia·ry …   English syllables

  • evidentiary — ev•i•den•tia•ry [[t]ˌɛv ɪˈdɛn ʃə ri[/t]] adj. 1) evidential 2) law Law. constituting evidence • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

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