in evidence


1

Also, much in evidence. Plainly visible, conspicuous, as in The car's new dents were very much in evidence. [Second half of 1800s]

2

As testimony in a court of law, as in The attorney submitted the photograph in evidence. [c. 1700]

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Question 1 of 9
Which Word of the Day from this month means, “an irrational dislike; loathing”?
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