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 (ĕv′ĭ-dĕn′shə-rē, -shē-ĕr′ē)
adj. Law
1. Relating to, providing, or constituting evidence: evidentiary rules.
2. Conducted for the presentation or determination of evidence: an evidentiary hearing.
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(Law) of or relating to evidence; evidential
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(ˌɛv ɪˈdɛn ʃə ri)

1. evidential.
2. Law. constituting evidence.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.evidentiary - pertaining to or constituting evidence; "evidentiary technique"; "an evidentiary fact"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.evidentiary - 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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