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Evidence shows that global warming is definitely occurring.
Doctors found no evidence of infection.
There is some evidence that the economy is improving.
evidence for the existence of life on other planets
The police didn't have enough evidence to convict him.
They destroyed the evidence by flushing it down the toilet.
They are reluctant to prosecute without any hard evidence.
This is the American English definition of evidence. View British English definition of evidence.
a curved area at one end of a church
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