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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconclusivecon‧clu‧sive /kənˈkluːsɪv/ AWL adjective  CERTAINLY/DEFINITELYshowing that something is definitely true opp inconclusiveconclusive proof/evidence/findings etc The investigation failed to provide any conclusive evidence.conclusively adverb
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conclusiveThey have been able to collect some data, but as yet nothing really conclusive.Another investigation was launched, and this time it was conclusive.That is, there are facts that count for or against them, though none of these facts are conclusive.The evidence in respect of the fourth child pointed to possible abuse but was not conclusive.If he has conclusive evidence of crimes, so be it.It wouldn't be accepted in a court as conclusive evidence.It was hoped that the negotiations would produce a preliminary drafting of a conclusive peace agreement.We still have no conclusive proof that Walters was at the scene of the crime.Grayling reckons that he has about another two years of research to do before he can come up with a conclusive report.conclusive proof/evidence/findings etcForensic scientists have scoured the scene but have not come up with any conclusive evidence.It wouldn't be accepted in a court as conclusive evidence.Salt analysis will provide conclusive proof.This is hardly conclusive evidence for one theory or another.If he has conclusive evidence of crimes, so be it.Was that conclusive evidence that insanity was the salary of meddling with necromancy?I stopped for a second and tried to think what my conclusive proof was.Pretty conclusive evidence you might think, but the Sharmas would not give up.
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