proof positive

Overwhelming or definitive proof.

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  • Proof Positive — Infobox Television show name = Proof Positive caption = format = Documentary picture format = runtime = 60 minutes (including commercials) developer = executive producer = starring = Amanda Tapping country = United States network = Sci Fi Channel …   Wikipedia

  • proof positive — informal something that makes you certain that something is true or exists She regarded the ring as proof positive of his love …   English dictionary

  • proof positive — noun (plural proofs positive) : conclusive proof …   Useful english dictionary

  • proof positive — noun final or absolute proof of something …   English new terms dictionary

  • proof — n [alteration of Middle English preove, from Old French preuve, from Late Latin proba, from Latin probare to prove] 1: the effect of evidence sufficient to persuade a reasonable person that a particular fact exists see also evidence 2: the… …   Law dictionary

  • positive — pos|i|tive1 W2S2 [ˈpɔzıtıv US ˈpa: ] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(attitude)¦ 2¦(good thing)¦ 3¦(action)¦ 4¦(support)¦ 5¦(sure)¦ 6¦(sign)¦ 7¦(proof)¦ 8¦(scientific test)¦ 9¦(emphasis)¦ 10¦(number)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • proof — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, convincing, direct, good, positive, real ▪ |Do you have positive proof that she took the money? ▪ We have proof positive that he is in hid …   Collocations dictionary

  • positive — [[t]pɒ̱zɪtɪv[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ about n If you are positive about things, you are hopeful and confident, and think of the good aspects of a situation rather than the bad ones. Be positive about your future and get on… …   English dictionary

  • proof — proof1 W3S2 [pru:f] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(evidence)¦ 2¦(copy)¦ 3¦(mathematics)¦ 4 the proof of the pudding (is in the eating) 5¦(alcohol)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: preuve, from Late Latin proba, from Latin probare; PROBE2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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