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evidence /'evidəns/
  • danh từ
    • tính hiển nhiên; tính rõ ràng, tính rõ rệt
      • in evidence: rõ ràng, rõ rệt
    • (pháp lý) chứng, chứng cớ, bằng chứng
      • to bear (give) evidence: làm chứng
      • to call in evidence: gọi ra làm chứng
    • dấu hiệu; chứng chỉ
      • to give (bear) evidence of: là dấu hiệu của; chứng tỏ (cái gì)
    • to turn King's (Queen's) evidence
      • to turn State's evidence
        • tố cáo những kẻ đồng loã
    • ngoại động từ
      • chứng tỏ, chứng minh
      • nội động từ
        • làm chứng
    Concise Dictionary
    evidences|evidenced|evidencing'evɪdəns
    noun
    +your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    +an indication that makes something evident
    +(law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
    verb
    +provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    +provide evidence for
    +give evidence

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 proof, ground(s), fact(s), data, basis, support, verification, attestation, affirmation, confirmation, validation, corroboration, substantiation, documentation, certification:
    Have we enough evidence to convict the suspects?
    2 testimony, statement, deposition, affidavit, averment, assertion:
    The prosecution will present its evidence tomorrow.
    3 indication, sign, mark, token, manifestation, demonstration, hint, suggestion, clue, trace, smoking gun:
    There is evidence that there are mice in the house.
    v.
    4 demonstrate, show, display, manifest, signify, exhibit, reveal, denote, attest, prove, evince, testify, (bear) witness:
    The destruction of the forests is evidenced by the open plains.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [U, C] ~ (of / for sth)
    ~ (that ...)
    ~ (to suggest, show, etc.) the facts, signs or objects that make you believe that sth is true: There is convincing evidence of a link between exposure to sun and skin cancer. + We found further scientific evidence for this theory. + There is not a shred of evidence that the meeting actually took place. + Have you any evidence to support this allegation? + The room bore evidence of a struggle. + On the evidence of their recent matches, it is unlikely the Spanish team will win the cup. + (technical) The cave contained evidences of prehistoric settlement.
    2 [U] the information that is used in a court of law to try to prove sth: I was asked to give evidence (= to say what I knew, describe what I had seen, etc.) at the trial. + He was released when the judge ruled there was no evidence against him.
    See also - CIRCUMSTANTIAL
    Idioms: (be) in evidence present and clearly seen: The police were much in evidence at today's demonstration.
    turn King's / Queen's evidence (BrE) (AmE turn State's evidence) to give information against other criminals in order to get a less severe punishment
    Compare: PLEA BARGAINING
    more at BALANCE n., STATE n.
    + verb [VN] [usually passive] (formal) to prove or show sth; to be evidence of sth
    Synonym: TESTIFY TO
    The legal profession is still a largely male world, as evidenced by the small number of women judges.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    abundant, ample, considerable, extensive, plentiful, substantial, widespread | growing | clear, compelling, conclusive,
    convincing, decisive, good, hard, incontrovertible,
    irrefutable, overwhelming, persuasive, positive, powerful, solid, striking, strong, unambiguous, unequivocal |
    adequate | flimsy, inadequate,
    insufficient, scant | concrete, direct, firm, first-hand, objective, tangible
    The figures provide concrete evidence of the bank's claim to provide the best service.
    | indirect | available, current, present
    Available evidence points to pilot error as the cause of the crash.
    | fresh, further, more, new | crucial, important, valuable, vital
    The defence accused the prosecution of withholding crucial evidence.
    | corroborative
    They convicted the wrong man on the basis of a signed confession with no corroborative evidence.
    | conflicting
    Another team of scientists has come up with conflicting evidence.
    | damning
    The scandal is damning evidence of the government's contempt for democracy.
    | anecdotal, archaeological, circumstantial, documentary, empirical, experimental, factual, forensic, formal, historical, material, medical, photographic, scientific, statistical, video, visible, visual
    There was a mass of circumstantial evidence linking Watson to the murder.
    | false
    She admitted giving false evidence to the court.

    QUANT.

    piece | body, mass
    A body of evidence emerged suggesting that smoking tobacco caused serious diseases.

    VERB + EVIDENCE

    have
    We do not have the evidence to prove these claims.
    | look for, search for | accumulate, collect, come up with, find, gather, obtain, produce
    Scientists have found fresh evidence to suggest that a huge explosion led to the death of the dinosaurs.
    | offer (sb), provide (sb with), show (sb)
    The tapes provided evidence of her intentions.
    | give, present (sb with)
    She was hoping she would not have to give evidence in court. | seeHe says he's been working hard, but I haven't seen any evidence of it.
    | consider, examine, study | review | cite (sth as)
    The team cited evidence from a recent earthquake to back up their idea. The rise in crime is often cited as evidence of a general breakdown of authority.
    | use sth in
    The police officer took a statement which was later used in evidence.
    | hear
    We must wait to hear his evidence before we make any judgement.
    | admit, allow
    The judge can decide whether to admit or exclude evidence.
    | exclude

    EVIDENCE + VERB

    exist | come to light, emerge | accumulate, grow
    Evidence is accumulating that a defective gene may be responsible for this disease.
    | confirm sth, demonstrate sth, establish sth, point to sth, show sth, suggest sth, support sth
    The evidence pointed to the existence of an international smuggling network.
    | be based on sth, be derived from sth, come from sth
    evidence of growing poverty based on extensive surveys
    | implicate sb/sth, link sb/sth
    evidence linking her to the crime

    PREP.

    as ~
    He cited Australia's sporting success as evidence for his theory.
    | in ~
    A photo of the victim's injuries was produced in evidence.
    | on … ~
    On present evidence the team will be lucky to make the final.
    | on the ~ of
    On the evidence of his latest exhibition, Miller is an artist who is past his best.
    | ~ about, ~ concerning, ~ regarding, ~ relating to
    The team have been collecting evidence about war crimes.
    | ~ against
    The woman went to court to give evidence against her attacker.
    | ~ for
    What evidence do you have for that claim?
    | ~ of
    Archaeologists found evidence of a rich and varied culture at the settlement.
    | ~ on
    The first chapter reviews the evidence on how children learn language.

    PHRASES

    in the face/teeth of evidence
    The company denies, in the face of overwhelming evidence, that smoking causes cancer.
    | in the light of evidence
    In the light of new evidence, a new enquiry into the crash is likely to take place.
    | lack of evidence
    The kidnapping charge was dropped because of lack of evidence.
    | not a scrap/shred of evidence
    He made the accusations without a shred of evidence to back them up.



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