prima facie evidence

noun Law.

evidence sufficient to establish a fact or to raise a presumption of fact unless rebutted.

Nearby words

  1. prima,
  2. prima ballerina,
  3. prima donna,
  4. prima facie,
  5. prima facie case,
  6. prima inter pares,
  7. prima-facie evidence,
  8. primacy,
  9. primaeval,
  10. primage

Origin of prima facie evidence

First recorded in 1790–1800 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019