evidencenoun [ U ]uk /ˈev.ɪ.dəns/ us /ˈev.ə.dəns/
[ + to infinitive ] There is no scientific evidence to suggest that underwater births are dangerous.
[ + that ] Is there any scientific evidence that a person's character is reflected in their handwriting?
Campaigners now have compelling documentary evidence of the human rights abuses that they had been alleging for several years.
The traces of petrol found on his clothing provided the forensic evidence proving that he had started the fire deliberately.
- The jury heard conflicting evidence from three different witnesses.
- For a long time it was thought to be a harmless substance, but we now have evidence to the contrary.
- She was charged with giving false evidence in court.
- There is abundant evidence that cars have a harmful effect on the environment.
- The police believe he is the thief, but all the evidence suggests otherwise .
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