Prove+to+be+true

  • 1 prove — W1S2 [pru:v] v past tense proved past participle proved or proven [ˈpru:vən] especially AmE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(show something is true)¦ 2¦(be)¦ 3 prove yourself/prove something (to somebody) 4 prove yourself (to be) something 5 what is s …

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  • 2 prove — [ pruv ] (past participle proved or prov|en [ pruvn ] ) verb *** 1. ) transitive to provide evidence that shows that something is true: prove (that): You have to prove you are sorry for what you ve done. prove someone s innocence/guilt: He is… …

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  • 3 prove — 1 Prove, try, test, demonstrate are comparable when they mean to establish a given or an implied contention or reach a convincing conclusion by such appropriate means as evidence, argument, or experiment. The same distinctions in implications and …

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  • 4 True Crime: Streets of LA — North American cover art Developer(s) Luxoflux Publisher(s) Activision …

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  • 5 prove — [pro͞ov] vt. proved, proved or proven, proving [ME proven < OFr prover < L probare: see PROBE] 1. to test by experiment, a standard, etc.; subject to a testing process; try out 2. to establish as true; demonstrate to be a fact 3. to… …

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  • 6 True Realm — is a gaming convention showcasing the True Dungeon event which has been held previously and in conjunction with GenCon game convention (from 2003 to present).True Realm is an unique event in the gaming world. Open on only two days a year (April 3 …

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  • 7 prove case — • prove (the) case • prove (the) point to show that an opinion or argument is correct or true …

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  • 8 prove point — • prove (the) case • prove (the) point to show that an opinion or argument is correct or true …

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  • 9 prove the case — • prove (the) case • prove (the) point to show that an opinion or argument is correct or true …

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  • 10 prove the point — • prove (the) case • prove (the) point to show that an opinion or argument is correct or true …

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  • 11 prove out something — prove out (something) to show that something is true. Of the many accusations against her, only two ever proved out. I think there was better safety when there were more controls on the industry, but I don t know if the accident rates will prove… …

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  • 12 prove out — (something) to show that something is true. Of the many accusations against her, only two ever proved out. I think there was better safety when there were more controls on the industry, but I don t know if the accident rates will prove that out… …

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  • 13 prove — [[t]pru͟ːv[/t]] ♦♦ proves, proving, proved, proven (The forms proved and proven can both be used as a past participle.) 1) V LINK If something proves to be true or to have a particular quality, it becomes clear after a period of time that it is… …

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  • 14 prove */*/*/ — UK [pruːv] / US [pruv] verb Word forms prove : present tense I/you/we/they prove he/she/it proves present participle proving past tense proved past participle proved or proven UK [ˈpruːv(ə)n] / UK [ˈprəʊv(ə)n] / US [ˈpruv(ə)n] 1) a) [transitive]… …

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  • 15 true — adj. 1 right or correct VERBS ▪ be, ring, seem, sound ▪ Her explanation doesn t ring quite true. ▪ come ▪ All her wishes came tr …

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  • 16 prove — /pru:v/ verb past tense provedpast participle proved also proven / pru:vn/ especially AmE 1 SHOW THE TRUTH (T) to show that something is true by providing facts, information etc: Evidence has been found that proves his innocence. | prove (that):… …

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  • 17 prove out — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To prove valid under scrutiny: hold (up), stand up. Informal: wash. Idioms: hold water, pass muster, ring true. See TRUE. II verb See prove …

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  • 18 prove*/*/*/ — [pruːv] (past participle proved proven [ˈpruːv(ə)n] ; [ˈprəʊv(ə)n] ) verb 1) [T] to provide evidence that shows that something is true He is still fighting to prove his innocence.[/ex] You have to prove you are sorry for what you ve done.[/ex]… …

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  • 19 True Crime (1999 film) — Infobox Film name = True caption = Original theatrical poster director = Clint Eastwood producer = Clint Eastwood Lili Fini Zanuck Richard D. Zanuck writer = Andrew Klavan (novel) Larry Gross Paul Brickman Stephen Schiff starring = Clint Eastwood …

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  • 20 prove oneself — verb show one s ability or courage (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑prove, ↑demonstrate, ↑establish, ↑show, ↑shew • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * DEMONSTRATE ONE S ABILITIES/QUALI …

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