prov|en


prov|en
prov|en «PROO vuhn», verb.
proved; a past participle of prove: »

We do not wish guilty persons to get away. Neither do we wish innocent persons or persons not yet proven guilty to be subjected to unlawful and unconstitutional procedures (New York Times).

Usage See prove for usage note. (Cf.prove)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Prov. — Prov. = ↑ Provinz. * * * Prov. = Provinz …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Prov. — Prov., Abkürzung 1) für Provision; 2) für Proverbia …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Prov — /prov/, n. Provo. [by shortening from PROVO or PROVISIONAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • Prov. — Prov.     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Abbreviations     ► Abbreviation in general use, chiefly Ecclesiastical     Provisio, Provisum ( Provision , Provided ) The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. New York: Robert Appleton Company.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Prov. — Prov. = Provinz …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Prov — abbrev. 1. Provençal 2. Bible Proverbs 3. Province 4. Provost …   English World dictionary

  • prov — abbrev. 1. province 2. provincial 3. provisional …   English World dictionary

  • prov|en|ly — «PROO vuhn lee», adverb. = provably. (Cf. ↑provable) …   Useful english dictionary

  • prov|er — «PROO vuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that proves or tries. 2. a skilled workman employed to strike off proofs from engraved plates …   Useful english dictionary


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