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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORENSIC

I shall enter my appearance in the forensic costume of wig and gown.

But I say to him, in such a case how could I possibly have acquired any forensic distinction?

It is, of course, poisonous, but as yet has no forensic importance.

Forensic, having to do with the law; ballistics, the science of projectiles.

His forensic habits were excessively simple, but very effective.

"Perhaps it is the letter on your forensic," suggested Randolph.

The method of cryoscopy is also of considerable service in forensic medicine.

He was on the same good terms with most of my forensic contemporaries.

Berkeley wants to witness a display of your forensic wisdom.

Her single talent will always be forensic, because she is a lawyer with a cause to defend.

WORD ORIGIN

"pertaining to or suitable for courts of law," 1650s, from Latin forensis "of a forum, place of assembly," from forum "public place" (see forum). Used in sense of "pertaining to legal trials," as in forensic medicine (1845). Related: Forensical (1580s).

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debate

noundiscussion of issues; consideration
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