clearly erroneous

Definition of "clearly erroneous"
  1. A review standard in civil appeals where an appellate court respects the factual findings of a lower court unless it strongly believes a mistake has been made
How to use "clearly erroneous" in a sentence
  1. The decision was not deemed clearly erroneous and thus was upheld on appeal.
  2. The defense team argued that the initial verdict was clearly erroneous.
  3. If the judgement is perceived as clearly erroneous, it may be reversed upon review.

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