ev·​i·​den·​tial | \ ˌe-və-ˈden(t)-shəl How to pronounce evidential (audio) \

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Other Words from evidential

evidentially adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web The devices are extremely reliable when properly calibrated and maintained, and the discrepancies do not appear to directly impact or deal with the results of the evidential tests, according to police. Darcie Moran, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan State Police breath test probe sets off scramble to review cases," 15 Jan. 2020 However, my overall assessment is that the evidential situation has been weakened to such an extent that there is no longer any reason to continue the investigation. BostonGlobe.com, "Sweden drops Assange rape inquiry - The Boston Globe," 20 Nov. 2019 Other equipment is used to measure the friction of the roadway, slopes and to interpret/measure other evidential facts for their reconstructions. Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post, "Driver of pickup truck that hit, killed Colorado trooper was in left lane, CSP says," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of evidential

1610, in the meaning defined above

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“Evidential.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evidential. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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ev·​i·​den·​tial | \ ˌe-və-ˈden-chəl How to pronounce evidential (audio) \

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Other Words from evidential

evidentially adverb

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