Definition of secondary evidence in English:

secondary evidence

Line breaks: sec¦ond|ary evi|dence


[mass noun] Law
  • Something, in particular documentation, which confirms the existence of unavailable primary evidence.
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    • This is secondary evidence (in one case, hearsay as well) and I have accordingly approached it with caution.
    • Many of these contributors are acknowledged experts in their field and their command over both primary and secondary evidence is of a very high standard.
    • If the original assignment was not stamped then secondary evidence of it would not be admissible.

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