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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forensicadjective

    of, relating to, or used in public debate or argument

  2. forensicadjective

    used or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law

    "forensic photograph"; "forensic ballistics"

Wiktionary

  1. forensicadjective

    Relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.

    Etymology: From forensis, from forum

  2. forensicadjective

    Relating to, or appropriate for courts of law.

    Etymology: From forensis, from forum

  3. forensicadjective

    Relating to, or used in debate or argument.

    Etymology: From forensis, from forum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forensicadjective

    belonging to courts of judicature or to public discussion and debate; used in legal proceedings, or in public discussions; argumentative; rhetorical; as, forensic eloquence or disputes

    Etymology: [L. forensis, fr. forum a public place, market place. See Forum.]

  2. Forensicnoun

    an exercise in debate; a forensic contest; an argumentative thesis

    Etymology: [L. forensis, fr. forum a public place, market place. See Forum.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forensic

    fo-ren′sik, adj. belonging to courts of law, held by the Romans in the forum: used in law pleading: appropriate to, or adapted to, argument.—Forensic medicine, medical jurisprudence, the application of medical knowledge to the elucidation of doubtful questions in a court of justice. [L. forensisforum, market-place, akin to fores.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forensic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forensic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of forensic in a Sentence

  1. Defense Department:

    Recent advances in forensic science and technology, as well as family member assistance in providing genealogical information, have now made it possible to make individual identifications for many servicemembers long buried in USS Oklahoma graves marked 'unknown,'.

  2. David Soucie:

    On a forensic investigation, which is what's going on in France, you don't use the process of elimination and say, well, it must be a flap, you have to have forensic proof, which is the samples from the paint, from the metal, to tie it specifically to the aircraft. That's what they're waiting for, and that's what they mean by 100% conclusive.

  3. Philip Zyne:

    I’m not worried at all right now. I do want to get a full structural engineering and forensic examination done. it’s not a mass exodus by any means. I’d say maybe a quarter of the building has left.

  4. Greg Hampikian:

    Fifteen minutes of flawed DNA forensic testimony took almost 18 years to correct in this case, my hope is that labs and lawyers will take notice, and re-examine these complex DNA mixture cases that can mistakenly imprison the innocent.

  5. Harold Bursztajn:

    The key is that education and evaluation precedes disposition. The focus all too often is simply jumping to a disposition without the appropriate evaluation, because the level of education in the prison system, in the justice system, is just not there, i have met some wonderful (prosecutors) who really, really understand this, and (who) work with the defense attorneys and forensic psychiatrists and come up with a treatment plan that actually works.

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  • الطب الشرعيArabic
  • съдебенBulgarian
  • forenseCatalan, Valencian
  • rhetorisch, Gerichts-, gerichtlich, forensischGerman
  • ρητορικός, εγκληματολογικός, δικανικόςGreek
  • forense, retórico, legalSpanish
  • rikostekninen, oikeudellinen, oikeuslääketieteellinenFinnish
  • juridique, légal, rhétorique, de [[barreau]], forensique, médicolégalFrench
  • फॉरेंसिकHindi
  • դատականArmenian
  • forensikIndonesian
  • réttar-Icelandic
  • legale, giudiziario, medico-legaleItalian
  • 法医学, 弁論, 討論, 法廷Japanese
  • ಫೋರೆನ್ಸಿಕ್Kannada
  • causis forensibusLatin
  • न्यायवैद्यकीयMarathi
  • gerechtelijk, gerechts-, forensisch, retorischDutch
  • sądowy, oratorski, kryminalistycznyPolish
  • retórico, forensePortuguese
  • juridicRomanian
  • риторический, судебно-медицинский, судебныйRussian
  • судово-медичнаUkrainian
  • 法庭的Chinese

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