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direct proof

[də‚rekt ′prüf]
(mathematics)
An argument that establishes the truth of a statement by making direct use of the hypotheses, as opposed to a proof by contradiction.
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Most experts believe that enhanced vascular inflammation underpins accelerated atherosclerosis, hardening of the arteries, and cardiovascular events in patients with RA, but there is no direct proof of this hypothesis.
The motion to dismiss cites multiple inconsistencies in the original complaint and the fact that there has been no direct proof of counterfeiting, or of a conscious attempt to cheat the US government.
It is therefore very pleasing to report such strong direct proof the programme has had for our local businesses.
There is no direct proof of any wrongdoing by the DGP in the CD provided by P.
ALMA, living up to its promise, has now provided direct proof that nature and theory are very much in agreement.
The new finding is still not direct proof of molecules essential to life, says Belloche, an astronomer at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany.
The upshot is that, at present, direct proof of market power is a basket of broken or incomplete tools.
The additional sanctions list is direct proof that the EU countries have set a course for complete termination of interaction with Russia in international and regional security issues, including the fight against proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, organized crime and other new challenges and threats," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
on it There was no direct proof he personally stood behind the rebels.
Ellen Lumpkin, PhD, associate professor of somatosensory biology, said that these experiments are the first direct proof that Merkel cells can encode touch into neural signals that transmit information to the brain about the objects in the world around us.
The quote above is popularly attributed to Mother Teresa, but no direct proof can be found of her having said it.
What's missing from the public record is direct proof, rather than circumstantial evidence, tying this to the regime.