direct evidence


noun

evidence of a witness who testifies to the truth of the fact to be proved (contrasted with circumstantial evidence).

Nearby words

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  2. direct diplopia,
  3. direct discourse,
  4. direct distance dialing,
  5. direct dye,
  6. direct examination,
  7. direct flap,
  8. direct fracture,
  9. direct free kick,
  10. direct injection

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British Dictionary definitions for direct evidence

direct evidence

noun

law evidence, usually the testimony of a witness, directly relating to the fact in disputeCompare circumstantial evidence
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