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probative

adjective pro·ba·tive \ˈprō-bə-tiv\

Definition of PROBATIVE

1
:  serving to test or try :  exploratory
2
:  serving to prove :  substantiating

Examples of PROBATIVE

  1. <no dearth of probative evidence for the theory of evolution>

First Known Use of PROBATIVE

15th century

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