evidentiary

adjective ev·i·den·tia·ry \ ˌe-və-ˈden-chə-rē , -chē-ˌer-ē \
Updated on: 23 Nov 2017

Definition of evidentiary

1 : being, relating to, or affording evidence
  • photographs of evidentiary value
2 : conducted so that evidence may be presented
  • an evidentiary hearing

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First Known Use of evidentiary

1810


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evidentiary

adjective ev·i·den·tia·ry \ ˌe-və-ˈden-chə-rē, -chē-ˌer-ē \

legal Definition of evidentiary

1 : being, relating to, or affording evidence
  • photographs of evidentiary value
2 : conducted so that evidence may be presented
  • an evidentiary hearing

evidentiarily

adverb

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