onus probandi

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Etymology[edit]

From onus (burden) and probandī (of proof), the genitive of probandus (proof). Literally meaning "burden of proof".

Noun[edit]

onus probandi

  1. (law) the burden of proof, the onus; the duty of a party in a legal proceeding to prove an assertion of fact; it includes both the burden of production and the burden of persuasion.

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