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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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