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adj. Law
Relating to, providing, or constituting evidence; evidentiary.

ev′i·den′tial·ly adv.
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relating to, serving as, or based on evidence
ˌeviˈdentially adv
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(ˌɛv ɪˈdɛn ʃəl)

noting, pertaining to, serving as, or based on evidence.
ev`i•den′tial•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.evidential - serving as or based on evidence; "evidential signs of a forced entry"; "its evidentiary value"
significant, important - important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
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(1) There are several lines of research, which differ in the approach taken and methodology used, and these include consideration of "evidentiality" (Chafe 1986), "affect" (Ochs and Schieffelin 1989), "evaluation" (Thompson and Hunston 2000), "appraisal" (Martin [2000] 2003) and "stance" (Biber and Finegan 1989)--see Thompson and Hunston (2000) for a review of other terms.
Baruss and Mossbridge deem it reasonable to conclude that such cases involved what most of us call ESR The adduced evidence, though, does not seem persuasive that such cases have provided the level of quality assurance (including systematic gathering, recording, and protecting of evidence--not to mention statistical probability issues) needed to firm up the evidentiality of such important cases.
(4) PST2 is a label used for a past tense which also expresses a range of meanings like perfectivity or evidentiality.
Epistemic Modalities and Evidentiality in Cross-Linguistic Perspective
(6) For example, let us suppose there was a language with no agreement on lexical verbs, but with agreement on particles expressing categories such as tense, evidentiality and/or modality.