Competent Evidence

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Definition: Competent Evidence




What is the dictionary definition of Competent Evidence?

Dictionary Definition


Legally admissible evidence. Competent evidence tends to prove the matter in dispute. In a murder trial, for example, competent evidence might include the murder weapon with the defendant’s fingerprints on it.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Competent Evidence are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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