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Conclusive Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    conclusive adj
  1. forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question; "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive" [ant: inconclusive]
  2. final and deciding; "the conclusive reason"
  3. expressing finality with no implication of possible change; "an absolute (or unequivocal) quarantee to respect the nation's authority"; "inability to make a conclusive (or unequivocal) refusal" [syn: absolute]
Conclusive Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Conclusive \Con*clu"sive\, a. [Cf. F. conclusif.] Belonging to a close or termination; decisive; convincing; putting an end to debate or question; leading to, or involving, a conclusion or decision. Secret reasons . . . equally conclusive for us as they were for them. --Rogers. Conclusive evidence (Law), that of which, from its nature, the law allows no contradiction or explanation. Conclusive presumption (Law), an inference which the law makes so peremptorily that it will not allow it to be overthrown by any contrary proof, however strong. Syn: Final; ultimate; unanswerable. See Final.
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  • Conclusive presumption: A conclusive presumption (also known as an irrebuttable presumption) is a type of presumption used in several legal systems. ...
  • Conclusive evidence: Conclusive Evidence may refer to: The original title of Vladimir Nabokov's memoir Speak, Memory A synonym for the colloquial term ...

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* Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. - Ann Landers


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    MANILA - There is no conclusive evidence that electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from cellular phones poses risks to humans. Read more on this news related to 'Conclusive'
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  • No evidence of health risks due to cellphone radiation exposure: NAST
    There is no conclusive evidence at present indicating that exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from cellular phones poses a definite risk to human health. Read more on this news related to 'Conclusive'

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