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evidence

noun [U]  /ˈev·ɪ·dəns/ us  
anything that helps to prove that something is or is not true: These figures are being given as evidence of economic growth. The FBI has found no evidence of a crime. The weight of the evidence is against him. Juries examine the evidence and decide on the basis of the facts.
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