Examples of prima facie in a Sentence
a prima facie case of tax fraud
challenged the assertion that the dearth of women on the staff constituted a prima facie case of sexual discrimination
Recent Examples of prima facie from the Web
The Indian government offers prima facie recognition for two refugee groups – Tibetans and Sri Lankan Tamils – because of historic religious and ethnic connections, and recently proposed to give Tibetans more welfare benefits.
The idea there is a prima facie national benefit in having senators from both parties agreeing to a dubious policy is almost childlike in its view of history.
Exports are good and imports are bad in Trumponomics, and a trade deficit is prima facie evidence that the other side has acted in bad faith.
Failure to conform, in any society, is treated in casual parlance as prima facie evidence of insanity.
For one thing, the Russian effort to run a negative campaign against Clinton and promote Trump is a prima facie campaign contribution and, thus, a flagrant violation of U.S. election law that explicitly bars foreign donations.
Quite the contrary: Its acute interest in self-preservation is demonstrated prima facie by the fact of its very survival, over 25 years after the demise of the USSR and Eastern European socialism.
That somebody even came up with this idea is prima facie evidence that somebody’s tricorn is on much too tight.
Comey’s memos, combined with Trump’s admission, make a strong prima facie case.
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Definition of prima facie for English Language Learners
law : based on what is known or seen when something is first considered or dealt with
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