Well, thanks to the Securities and Exchange Commission we now have something close to conclusive proof.
Our conflicts are similar to managing deadly outbreaks of disease, with clear, conclusive victories seldom known or celebrated.
Finding that conclusive link, however, seems unlikely given the track record of these studies.
I like the freedom of fiction, where I get to invent everything, and tidy, conclusive endings are within my control.
There remains no conclusive evidence as to what happened on or to the plane.
This seems to me to be as direct and conclusive as anything can be.
The bare reference to a single consideration will be conclusive on this point.
This conclusive, but as argumentative process not recognised in House.
“You will want some conclusive evidence,” came the observation in a murmur.
Under other conditions—divorced from what I knew—they would be conclusive.
1610s, "occurring at the end," from French conclusif, from Late Latin conclusivus, from conclus-, past participle stem of concludere (see conclude). Meaning "definitive, decisive, convincing" (putting an end to debate) is from 1640s. Related: Conclusiveness.