conclusively presumed

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Adjective[edit]

conclusively presumed ‎(comparative more conclusively presumed, superlative most conclusively presumed)

  1. (law) Presumed by law to be true, and therefore providing no opportunity for evidence to the contrary to be presented.
    1906, Richard Henslowe Wellington, The King's Coroner, p. 61:
    • A child under seven years of age is conclusively presumed to be incapable of either murder or manslaughter (presumptio juris et de jure), no evidence of capacity being admissible.

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