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proof,

n the establishment of a fact by evidence; to find the truth.
proof beyond a reasonable doubt,
n in criminal law, such proof as precludes every reasonable hypothesis except that which it tends to support and is wholly consistent with the defendant's guilt and inconsistent with any other rational conclusions.
proof of loss,
n the contractual right of the carrier or service corporation to request verification of services rendered (expenses incurred) by the submission of claim forms, radiographs, study models, or other diagnostic material.

Patient discussion about proof

Q. Is there any proof that acupuncture would be helpful for dealing with depression? I’m working in a multinational company and I suffer from depression. I feel the side effects of the meds being prescribed by my doctor. I like to try with acupuncture. Is there any proof that acupuncture would be helpful for dealing with depression?

A. Hi, for some cases acupuncture is good but not for all. Besides therapy and acupuncture exercise helps with depression. The problem with it is that it appears to be difficult to get depressed people to start exercising. They are depressed, after all. But exercise could and should be considered alternative medicine that actually works.

Q. What kind of dogs are considered "low allergy" breeds? My son really wants a dog and I am allergic. Not severely but... Promised to look into getting a low allergy one. Appreciate any info including how to source free/low cost as money is tight.

A. Take in mind that there are also other criteria for choosing a dog. Some of them need special grooming and some aren't really great with kids, but you can check out these breeds and more at www. dogbreedfacts.com. As for myself, I have had several Bichon Frises, and they can be great with kids and other pets, and they are hardy and very, very intelligent!! They arent too big either! Good luck on your hunt!

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References in classic literature ?
As he passed your window he saw, by means of his great height, these proofs upon your table, and conjectured what they were.
Well, when he saw that they were indeed the proofs, it was then that he yielded to temptation.
He put his gloves on the chair, and he took the proofs, sheet by sheet, to copy them.
Miss Porter insists that we have no absolute proof of his death--nor have we.
I can take a note of your information (very startling information, I own); and, in the absence of proof, I can do no more.
I can provide you with proof, sir--if that is all you want,' said Mrs.
Make your mind easy, sir; I shall find the proof that everybody asks me for in her guilty face.
But thou thyself--hast given me no small proof of thyself: thou art HARD, thou wise Zarathustra
And if thou hast put thyself in MY way, what proof of me wouldst thou have?
And you will do well for yourself to see it from this time forth, Mr Twemlow, though I CAN give you no proof.
We do not explicitly give the algorithm in this paper, but it follows easily from the proofs of the main theorems.
When I started school, I thought mathematics was about proofs, but now I think it's about having secure mathematical knowledge," Borwein says.