evidence

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evidence

Evidence is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈɛvɪdəns/ or /ˈɛvədəns/
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Noun[change]

Singular
evidence

Plural
evidences

An evidence of an attack.
  1. (uncountable) Evidence is facts or observations that support an idea.
    The gun is evidence that professor Pickle killed Mr. Mustard.
    If there is clear evidence for lying, he/she should be punished.
    The police are still seeking evidence to find out who the murderer is.
  2. (law) In a courtroom, evidence refers to anything that is shown to the judge that is related to the case during a trial.

Verb[change]

Plain form
evidence

Third-person singular
evidences

Past tense
evidenced

Past participle
evidenced

Present participle
evidencing

  1. (transitive) When you evidence something, you provide evidence or the truth of an event.
    Something good must have happened to her, as evidenced by the smile on her face.

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