prima facie

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at first sight; on the face of it
apparently correct; not needing proof unless evidence to the contrary is shown
On the face of it
Latin for "at first glance " Prima facie evidence for something is information that at first glance supports the conclusion On closer examination, that might not be true; there could be another explanation for the "evidence "
presumed to be true unless disproved by contrary evidence
Latin - on the face of it or at first sight
as it seems at first sight; "a prima facie case of murder"
\PRY-muh-FAY-shee; -shuh\, adverb: At first view; on the first appearance
At first sight; on the first appearance; on the face of it; so far as can be judged from the first disclosure; presumably; a fact presumed to be true unless disproved by some evidence to the contrary (Black's Law Dictionary, 4th Ed )
a Latin term meaning first glance This term is usually used to establish whether the affirmative has met a minimum burden of proof at the end of the 1st aff constructive Q R
at first sight; on the face of
Prima facie is used to describe something which appears to be true when you first consider it. There was a prima facie case that a contempt of court had been committed. based on what seems to be true when you first consider a situation, even though it may later be proved to be untrue
at first sight
1 Latin term meaning "at first view, on its face " Not requiring further support to establish existence, validity, credibility
Latin for "at first view " Refers to the minimum amount of evidence a plaintiff must have
Latin phrase meaning "at first sight " Thus, in the ethics of W D Ross, a prima facie duty is a defeasible presumption that we are obligated to perform an action Recommended Reading: W D Ross, The Right and the Good (Hackett, 1988) {at Amazon com} and Mary Anne Warren, Moral Status: Obligations to Persons and Other Living Things (Clarendon, 1997) {at Amazon com} Also see IEP and noesis
Presumptive on its face; true, valid, or sufficient at first impression
Lat At first sight; on the first appearance; on the face of it; so far as can be judged from the first disclosure; presumably; a fact presumed to be true unless disproved by some evidence to the contrary
Latin for "On its face," or "at first view " At first glance; as things appear on the first impression
At first view; on the first appearance
Evidence sufficient in law to establish a fact unless rebutted
Literally, "on its face "A fact presumed to be true unless disproved by some other evidence In a criminal case, when the prosecution rest, the state's case is said to be prima facie, if the evidence so far introduced is sufficient to convict
"On the face of it"; "At first sight"; A minimal level of proof, sometimes equated with a strong suspicion
From the Latin: "From first view"; not requiring further support to establish existence, credibility, or validity (Case) A case sufficient on its face, being supported by the necessary minimum evidence and free from obvious defects (Evidence) Evidence sufficient to support a certain conclusion unless contradictory evidence is given
At first glance
on the face of it, at first sight (Legal term indicating that something is obvious enough to be considered true until proven false)
­ (Lat ) At first view or on its face Requiring no additional support to establish validity or credibility Presumed to be true unless disproved by evidence to the contrary Refers to evidence that, at first appearance, seems to establish a particular fact, but that may be later contradicted by other evidence
1 as far as it first appears 2 At first consideration, the affirmative has met its burden of proving its case
At first appearance, at first view before investigation
Latin At first sight On the surface, face
as it seems at first sight; "a prima facie case of murder
Presumptive on its face
All the necessary proof in a lawsuit to justify a legal decision unless rebutted
prima facie case
A case in which the evidence presented is sufficient for a judgment to be made unless the evidence is contested
prima facie evidence
Evidence that would, if uncontested, establish a fact or raise a presumption of a fact
prima facie evidence
evidence that is enough to prove a case at first glance (unless it is subsequently disproved)
prima facie proof
proof that appears to be true without any further verification
prima facie
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