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prima facieadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌpraɪ.məˈfeɪ.ʃi/ formal or specialized
(Definition of prima facie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prima facieadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
LAW based on what seems to be the truth when first seen or heard: The ​commission says the ​reportprovides prima facie ​evidence of ​media racism. They could only ​seek the ​information if there was a prima facie ​case of ​fraud to ​investigate.
(Definition of prima facie from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prima facie”
in Chinese (Simplified) 初步认定的, 建立在初次印象上的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 初步認定的, 建立在初次印象上的…
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