cumulative evidence


noun

evidence of which the parts reinforce one another, producing an effect stronger than any part by itself.
Chiefly Law.
  1. testimony repetitive of testimony given earlier.
  2. evidence that confirms or adds to previous evidence.

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Origin of cumulative evidence

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for cumulative evidence

cumulative evidence

noun

law additional evidence reinforcing testimony previously given
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