best evidence

Definition of "best evidence"
  1. The most trustworthy and directly related proof for supporting a certain proposition
How to use "best evidence" in a sentence
  1. The judge asked for the best evidence for the theft claims.
  2. Without the best evidence, the prosecutor could not prove the defendant's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
  3. The best evidence was the signed contract, which clearly showed the agreement between both parties.

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