Meaning of “prima facie” in the English Dictionary

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"prima facie" in British English

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prima facieadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌpraɪ.mə ˈfeɪ.ʃi/ us /ˌpraɪ.mə ˈfeɪ.ʃi/ formal or specialized

(Definition of “prima facie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prima facie" in Business English

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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 report provides 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)