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pro·ba·tive

 (prō′bə-tĭv) also pro·ba·to·ry (-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Furnishing evidence or proof.
2. Serving to test, try, or prove.
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probative

(ˈprəʊbətɪv) or

probatory

adj
1. serving to test or designed for testing
2. providing proof or evidence
[C15: from Late Latin probātīvus concerning proof]
ˈprobatively adv
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pro•ba•tive

(ˈproʊ bə tɪv)

also pro•ba•to•ry

(-ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
1. serving or designed for testing or trial.
2. affording proof or evidence.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.probative - tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation; "evidence should only be excluded if its probative value was outweighed by its prejudicial effect"
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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For all are inferred either probatively [deiktikos] or through impossibility; and in both cases the first figure is produced, that is, about those completed probatively, because all are inferred through conversion, and conversion makes the first figure, and about those shown through impossibility, because the deduction, when set from falsehood, is produced through the first figure.
"The Secretary of State has not satisfied us that, on a retrial, there is no real risk that the impugned statements of Abu Hawsher and Al-Hamasher would be admitted probatively against the appellant," they said.