clear and convincing evidence

Definition of "clear and convincing evidence"
  1. A level of proof in some civil cases, higher than a 'preponderance of the evidence' and lower than 'beyond a reasonable doubt', which must strongly persuade the fact-finder the claim is true
How to use "clear and convincing evidence" in a sentence
  1. In the fraud case, the plaintiff had to provide clear and convincing evidence.
  2. Clear and convincing evidence is necessary to win some civil cases.
  3. He struggled to provide clear and convincing evidence for his claim.

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