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 (ə-do͞os′, ə-dyo͞os′)
tr.v. ad·duced, ad·duc·ing, ad·duc·es
To cite as an example or means of proof in an argument.

[Latin addūcere, to bring to : ad-, ad- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·duce′a·ble, ad·duc′i·ble adj.
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Noun1.adducing - citing as evidence or proofadducing - citing as evidence or proof    
argument, statement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
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In a trembling, faltering voice Pierre began adducing proofs of the truth of his statements.
For the second edition, he has not revised any of the original text, but has added three new chapters developing some of his arguments, and adducing new evidence.
In Blacker v National Australia Bank Ltd, Katz J noted that, 'in spite of its reference merely to the adducing of certain evidence by the [representor] corporation', (61) it has been accepted in the cases (62) that the effect of the subsection is to impose on the representor the burden of proving that they had reasonable grounds for making the representation.
The Met said: "The application of criminal law to Lords in these circumstances is far from clear and there are difficulties in gathering and adducing evidence because of Parliamentary privilege."