weight+of+evidence

  • 1weight of evidence — n. The preponderance of the evidence; the side of the case that has more evidence supporting it. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. weight of evidence …

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  • 2weight of evidence — The balance or preponderance of evidence; the inclination of the greater amount of credible evidence, offered in a trial, to support one side of the issue rather than the other. It indicates clearly to the jury that the party having the burden of …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 3weight of evidence — The effect of evidence as proof; the probative force of evidence. 30 Am J2d Ev § 1080 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 4weight of evidence — influence of evidence on the decision of a judicial instance …

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  • 5manifest weight of evidence — The word manifest , in rule that appellate court cannot substitute its opinion for that of trial court as to facts unless trial court s finding is manifestly against the weight of the evidence, means unmistakable, clear, plain, or indisputable,… …

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  • 6manifest weight of evidence — The word manifest , in rule that appellate court cannot substitute its opinion for that of trial court as to facts unless trial court s finding is manifestly against the weight of the evidence, means unmistakable, clear, plain, or indisputable,… …

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  • 7evidence — ev·i·dence 1 / e və dəns, ˌdens/ n [Medieval Latin evidentia, from Latin, that which is obvious, from evident evidens clear, obvious, from e out of, from + videns, present participle of videre to see]: something that furnishes or tends to furnish …

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  • 8evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …

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  • 9evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10weight — weight1 W2S1 [weıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(amount somebody/something weighs)¦ 2¦(how fat)¦ 3¦(heaviness)¦ 4¦(heavy thing)¦ 5¦(worry)¦ 6¦(importance)¦ 7¦(amount)¦ 8¦(for measuring quantities)¦ 9¦(for sport)¦ 10 throw your wei …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11weight — 1 /weIt/ noun 1 WHAT SB/STH WEIGHS (C, U) how heavy something is when measured by a particular system: The average weight of a baby at birth is just over seven pounds. 2 HOW FAT (U) how heavy and especially how fat someone is: A lot of teenage… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12weight — n. & v. n. 1 Physics a the force experienced by a body as a result of the earth s gravitation (cf. MASS(1) n. 8). b any similar force with which a body tends to a centre of attraction. 2 the heaviness of a body regarded as a property of it; its… …

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  • 13Weight loss — Classification and external resources ICD 9 783.21 For the episode of the American version of The Office, see Weight Loss (The Office). Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health or phys …

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  • 14Evidence-based management — (EBMgt) is an emerging movement to explicitly use the current, best evidence in management decision making. Its roots are in evidence based medicine, a quality movement to apply the scientific method to medical practice. Evidence based management …

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  • 15weight of the evidence — n. The relative value of the total evidence presented by one side of a judicial proceeding when compared to the evidence presented by the other. The phrase refers to the persuasiveness of the testimony of witnesses and the physical evidence… …

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  • 16Weight stigma — Weight stigma, also known as weightism, weight bias, and weight based discrimination, refers to invidiously discriminatory attitudes towards overweight/obese individuals that influence interpersonal interactions. Weight stigma reflects… …

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  • 17weight — [wāt] n. [ME weiht, altered (infl. by weien, WEIGH1) < OE wiht < wegan: see WEIGH1] 1. a portion or quantity weighing a definite or specified amount [ten pounds weight of lead] 2. a) heaviness as a quality of things …

    English World dictionary

  • 18Evidence (policy debate) — Evidence in policy debate is organized into units called cards . Cards are designed to condense an author s argument so that debaters have an easy way to access the information. A card is composed of three parts: the tag, the cite, and the body.… …

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  • 19weight — I (burden) noun care, cumbrance, duty, encumbrance, incubus, liability, load, mass, obligation, onus, oppression, ponderousness, pressure, responsibility II (credibility) noun belief, certainty, confidence, credence, credibleness, credit, faith,… …

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  • 20Evidence — (Roget s Thesaurus) >On one side. < N PARAG:Evidence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 evidence evidence Sgm: N 1 facts facts premises data praecognita grounds GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 indication indication &c. 550 …

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