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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation.

Usage examples (38)
  • Evidence should only be excluded if its probative value was outweighed by its prejudicial effect
  • Gunslinging is dick-swinging - the dare-ya atmosphere we males know well, what I call probative masculinity.
  • All scientific theories, of course, determine to some extent how "probative" evidence is to be selected and interpreted.
  • You have a recently minted account and are trying to be "probative". for more
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