Definitions for preponderance of the evidence
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preponderance of the evidence(Noun)
A legal standard, applied in many jurisdictions for deciding the outcome of civil disputes, which requires that evidence be sufficient to determine that a claim is more likely to be true than not.
The numerical value of preponderance of the evidence in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of preponderance of the evidence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
'I believe the conclusions have been proven by the preponderance of the evidence standard, i used the words 'more probable than not' because that is what is in the rules, because I thought it was appropriate when people read my report to always make sure that they understood the burden of proof that I was following.
Only two persons could have known what happened on that fourth night, the panel chose to believe the woman, by a' preponderance of the evidence.' We believe that it defies logic and common sense that a woman would seek to re-connect and get back into bed with a man who she says forced her to have unwanted sex just hours earlier. And yet the Dean accepted this conclusion and ordered Jack Montague to be expelled. His decision was then upheld by the Provost.
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