predicate fact

Definition of "predicate fact"
  1. A fact that provides evidence in a legal matter
How to use "predicate fact" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer offered the stolen necklace as a predicate fact in the theft case.
  2. The prosecution used the incriminating emails as the predicate fact to support their arguments.
  3. The car's skid marks on the road served as a predicate fact in the accident investigation.

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