direct proof


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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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This is the first direct proof of the strain build-up on the seabed south of Istanbul", emphasizes Dr.
"While direct proof is not essential to establish conspiracy, it must be established by positive and conclusive evidence.
" "Without direct proof of his oath of allegiance being registered in the local civil registry in the place where he resides, respondent cannot be considered to have reacquired his Philippine citizenship under our laws," the resolution read.
The attacks on military facilities in 2004 is direct proof.
"There is no direct proof of this particular homicide," Ebert admitted last week, the Sentinel reported.
The revelation from remains and tools found at Sri Lanka's oldest archaeological site, in Yatagampitiya, is the first direct proof early man hunted primates and other small mammals.
"Revealing the corruption in one's own ranks isn't easy, it's necessary to have direct proof, and efficient collaboration between the Financial Administration and the police is a must," the statement reads.In the cases they have revealed, the Financial Administration has put its employees out of service and has submitted criminal complaints regarding violation of a public official's powers.
'This conclusion, however, was not based on direct proof of the element of knowledge, as the prosecution failed to present any.
But at the same time, there are many photos of Russian citizens in the UK, and they do not serve as direct proof. We are not aware of any more substantive and specific proof, which is why we have a negative reaction to such decisions," Peskov said.
This is direct proof of for-profit providers discriminating against prospective clients based on their perceived ethnicity.
According to tradition, he was also to have studied with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart himself, though there is no direct proof of this.
Aoun summarized that the prosecution's case lacked credibility for a number of key reasons: their failure to call upon witnesses close to Ayyash, inability to back up any of the circumstantial evidence with direct proof, conflation of the 2005 political context with evidence, as well as the questionable credibility of their expert witnesses.