substantial evidence

Definition of "substantial evidence"
  1. Evidence that is more than just marginal or minimal and would be adequate from a reasonable person's point of view to uphold a decision
How to use "substantial evidence" in a sentence
  1. The court held that there was substantial evidence to prove the plaintiff's claims.
  2. In the absence of substantial evidence, the judge dismissed the case.
  3. The defendant was acquitted as the prosecution could not provide substantial evidence against him.

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