prima facie

Definitions of "prima facie"
  1. A term used to describe something that appears to be true upon initial observation, without taking into consideration any other evidence or information
  2. Used to indicate that something is enough to be considered as proof of a fact or a particular case, unless countered or contested
How to use "prima facie" in a sentence
  1. Based on the initial report, there was a prima facie evidence of negligence.
  2. The property documents provided a prima facie case of ownership.
  3. The team found prima facie violations of the safety protocol during the inspection.

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