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 (prō′bə-tĭv) also pro·ba·to·ry (-tôr′ē)
1. Furnishing evidence or proof.
2. Serving to test, try, or prove.
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Adj.1.probatory - 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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The opening of the article is about the origin of the inquisitorial trial and the gradual differentiation from the traditional accusatorial trial; then it's about the different probatory instruments used in proceeding; finally it's about the evaluation methods of evidences from judge.
Should he or the APC fail to retain power in 2019, the new Sheriffs in town will latch on his evident failings or frailties to further sully his administration and indicate a probatory direction to finally unmask him as a pretender to the virtuous qualities he flaunted or which he dubiously made people to associate him dearly with.
Gottlieb frames his chapters as both exploratory and cautiously probatory, an approach that pays off well since it allows him to survey leading Speculative Realism thinkers while rereading the canonical Romantic authors (Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, P.
Chico further argued that the probatory settlement terms of the state actions, which required compliance with the Permit, satisfied the diligent prosecution bar under section 1365(b)(1)(B).
(30.) Larry Laudan, The Presumption of Innocence: Material or Probatory?, 11 LEGAL THEORY 333,352 (2005).
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First, the probatory value of the "trial" for which Surrey calls is cast into doubt by the men's conflicting accusations.