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  1. benefit of the doubt(Noun)

    A favorable judgement given in the absence of full evidence.

  2. benefit of the doubt(Noun)

    The principle employed by umpires in cases of uncertainty concerning a batsman possibly being out, in which the decision must be in the batsman's favour.


  1. Benefit of the Doubt

    Benefit of the Doubt is a 1967 documentary on Peter Brook's anti-Vietnam protest play, with the Royal Shakespeare Company, known under the title US. It was filmed at London's Aldwych Theatre and features Peter Brook, Michael Kustow, Michael Williams and Glenda Jackson. It was directed by Peter Whitehead.

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