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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prov·en p. p. ∨ a. Proved. “Accusations firmly proven in his mind.”
    Of this which was the principal charge, and was generally believed to beproven, he was acquitted.   --Jowett (Thucyd. ).
 Not proven Scots Law, a verdict of a jury that the guilt of the accused is not made out, though not disproved.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : established beyond doubt; "a proven liar"; "a Soviet leader
            of proven shrewdness" [syn: proved] [ant: unproved]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The
           medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up
           HIV positive" [syn: turn out, turn up]
      2: establish the validity of something, as by an example,
         explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated
         the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician
         showed the validity of the conjecture" [syn: demonstrate,
          establish, show, shew] [ant: disprove]
      3: provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the
         father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
         [syn: testify, bear witness, evidence, show]
      4: prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
      5: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental
         use to; "This approach has been tried with good results";
         "Test this recipe" [syn: test, try, try out, examine,
      6: increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
         [syn: rise]
      7: cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread" [syn: raise,
      8: take a trial impression of
      9: obtain probate of; "prove a will"
      [also: proven]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See prove