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synonyms for onus probandi

  • onus
  • responsibility
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How to use onus probandi in a sentence

On him, and on him alone, falls the crushing onus of responsibility: to be a Corps Commander is child's play in that comparison.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Nor is it enough that science can urge nothing in disproof—the onus probandi lies with those who affirm.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
If the record were received generally by any nation, the onus probandi would in that case lie with those who impugned it.
THOUGHTS ON A REVELATIONSAMUEL JOHN JERRAM
Nullum detractavimus onus, quod sine scelere suspici posset.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
Ueruntamen hoc onus humeris filii sui moriturus apposuit: qui cum deuota assercione, illud sibi suscepit.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Whatever Esmé's responsibility, he did not believe that she would shirk the onus of it.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Milly Neal should not put the onus of her own recklessness and immorality upon him.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
But it must be proven that the defect exists—and the onus probandi rests upon Mr. Mallock.
SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
The onus of choice is too often laid upon the boy himself; and the form in which the question is put—What would you like to be?
CAMBRIDGE ESSAYS ON EDUCATIONVARIOUS
As the law stands the onus of proving their undesirability rests on the police, and it is very difficult to get positive evidence.
THE CRIMINAL & THE COMMUNITYJAMES DEVON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ONUS PROBANDI

  • onus
  • onus probandi
  • responsibility
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