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evidential

[ev-i-den-shuh l] /ˌɛv ɪˈdɛn ʃəl/
adjective
1.
noting, pertaining to, serving as, or based on evidence.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin ēvidenti(a) (see evidence) + -al1
Related forms
evidentially, adverb
nonevidential, adjective
unevidential, adjective
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  • Apart from its evidential value, this is an interesting link between the two dramatists.
  • But the evidential value of the legend was almost none.
  • Faith does not rest on evidential grounds, therefore it is unjustified and irrational to believe something on faith.
  • In this chapter, such devices will be identified, along with general information about their evidential value.
  • Follows up with detectives regarding release and disposal of evidential and recovered property.
British Dictionary definitions for evidential

evidential

/ˌɛvɪˈdɛnʃəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, serving as, or based on evidence
Derived Forms
evidentially, adverb
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