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adduction

[ə′dək·shən]
(physiology)
Movement of one part of the body toward another or toward the median axis of the body.
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certainly casts the 'evidential burden' on the respondent in the sense of an obligation to adduce evidence on the issue of whether there were reasonable grounds for making the representation.
The two authors adduce mutually reinforcing evidence for the signal role of women as initiators of new communities of lay women and as definers of their particular missions.
Although the line between the two is fuzzy, in general, the goal of problem-solving is to adduce correct solutions to well-structured problems, whereas the goal of critical thinking is to construct and defend reasonable solutions to ill-structured problems.
The authors adduce powerful evidence that Reagan would not have approved of a war on terror, conducted on Bush's endorsement of preemptive warfare.
Those who lean left can adduce evidence of their own to suggest that kids today are good little progressives.
MAY I express my criticism of the report by Alun Prichard in which he said that,``unlike the Eisteddfod, Hay remains as calm as many of its guests''.What evidence he adduce for this assertion?
Failure by the Western media to convey the reasons which Islamic activists themselves adduce for their antipathy to America (neo-imperialism, favoritism of Israel, and support for such repressive regimes as the Shah's Iran and Numeiri's Sudan) is for Esposito especially regrettable.
If the taxpayer's evidence is sufficient to rebut the Minister's facts, the onus will shift to the Minister to adduce further evidence in support of the assessment.
Researchers report that the blocked views of thick woodlands produce a sense of fear or unease, while an open woodland where a respondent might adduce a means of access, of walking through the woods safely, does not.
Bail is not absolute as the prosecution can adduce circumstances that can compel the court not to grant such bail,' Wambugu ruled.
The EU judges, however, held that "the existence of a serious and individual threat to the life or person of an applicant for subsidiary protection is not subject to the condition that the applicant adduce evidence that he is specifically targeted by reason of factors particular to his personal circumstances".
Illustrious names are to be invoked cautiously, but which contemporaries could I adduce for comparable conviction, concentration, refinement, or strangeness?