Principia probant, non probantur


Principia probant, non probantur
Principles prove; they are not proved.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • principia probant, non probantur — /prinsip(i)ya prowbant, non prababntar/ Principles prove; they are not proved. Fundamental principles require no proof …   Black's law dictionary

  • proof — n [alteration of Middle English preove, from Old French preuve, from Late Latin proba, from Latin probare to prove] 1: the effect of evidence sufficient to persuade a reasonable person that a particular fact exists see also evidence 2: the… …   Law dictionary

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  • principle — I (axiom) noun accepted belief, adage, admitted maxim, article of belief, article of faith, assertion, assurance, basic doctrine, basic law, basic rule, basic truth, belief, canon, conviction, credo, declaration of faith, decretum, doctrine,… …   Law dictionary


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