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First Known Use of showing
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
: an act or instance of establishing through evidence and argument
appears to require a more specific showing of need by those who seek to perform drug-testing— D. A. Grossbaumfailed to make a prima facie showing of a constitutional violation warranting suppression of the evidence