prove beyond reasonable doubt


prove beyond reasonable doubt

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  • prove beyond a reasonable doubt — convince with a reasonableness close to 100% of the veracity of a legal claim …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • reasonable — rea|son|a|ble [ riznəbl ] adjective ** 1. ) someone who is reasonable behaves in a sensible and fair way: RATIONAL: I ll come back when you re in a more reasonable mood. be reasonable: Come on, be reasonable I didn t mean to do it! a ) used about …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • reasonable */*/*/ — UK [ˈriːz(ə)nəb(ə)l] / US [ˈrɪz(ə)nəb(ə)l] adjective 1) a) someone who is reasonable behaves in a sensible and fair way I ll come back when you re in a more reasonable mood. be reasonable: Come on, be reasonable – I didn t mean to do it! b) used… …   English dictionary

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