affidavit, evidence

affidavit, evidence
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English-French legislative terms. 2015.

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  • evidence — /ev i deuhns/, n., v., evidenced, evidencing. n. 1. that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof. 2. something that makes plain or clear; an indication or sign: His flushed look was visible evidence of his fever. 3.… …   Universalium

  • affidavit — af·fi·da·vit /ˌa fə dā vət/ n [Medieval Latin, he/she has pledged faith, third singular perfect of affidare see affiant]: a sworn statement in writing made esp. under oath or on affirmation before an authorized magistrate or officer compare… …   Law dictionary

  • evidence — n Evidence, testimony, deposition, affidavit are, in their legal senses, closely related but not synonymous terms. The last three designate forms of evidence, or material submitted to a competent legal tribunal as a means of ascertaining where… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • affidavit — deposition, testimony, *evidence …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • affidavit — ► NOUN Law ▪ a written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court. ORIGIN Latin, he has stated on oath …   English terms dictionary

  • evidence on oath — index affidavit, affirmance (legal affirmation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Affidavit — An affidavit is a formal sworn statement of fact, signed by the declarant (who is called the affiant or deponent ) and witnessed (as to the veracity of the affiant s signature) by a taker of oaths, such as a notary public. The name is Medieval… …   Wikipedia

  • Evidence (law) — The law of evidence governs the use of testimony (e.g., oral or written statements, such as an affidavit) and exhibits (e.g., physical objects) or other documentary material which is admissible (i.e., allowed to be considered by the trier of fact …   Wikipedia

  • Affidavit — Ein Affidavit (nach deutschem Recht die Versicherung an Eides statt) entstammt der mittelalterlichen Rechtssprache, herkommend von (Ego) affido „ich verpflichte (meiner Treue nach/getreulich)“. In Ländern, in denen englisches oder verwandtes… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • evidence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Means of proving Nouns 1. evidence, facts, premises, data, grounds, demonstration, confirmation, corroboration, support, ratification, authentication, acknowledgment, proof; state s, king s, queen s,… …   English dictionary for students

  • evidence — 1. noun 1) they found evidence of his plotting Syn: proof, confirmation, verification, substantiation, corroboration, affirmation, attestation 2) the court accepted her evidence Syn: testimony, statement, attestation …   Thesaurus of popular words