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circumstantial

adjective uk   /ˌsɜː.kəmˈstæn.ʃəl/  us   /ˌsɝː.kəmˈ-/
containing information, especially about a crime, which makes you think something is true but does not completely prove it: circumstantial evidence The case against her was circumstantial.
Translations of “circumstantial”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指關於犯罪)間接的,按情況推測的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指关于犯罪)间接的,按情况推测的…
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