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### proof

*ⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.*n

- have legal proof (of)
- [fresh, new] proof has [emerged, come to light, been discovered]
- [undeniable, irrefutable, solid] proof
- [photographic, DNA] proof
- find proof of the [crime, murder, robbery]
- the [police, investigators, authorities] found proof (of)
- the proof was [admitted, accepted, questioned, rejected, dismissed] in court
- the proof was [admitted] by the [courts, judge]
- this is no proof of (its) [validity, existence, identity]
- proof that he [stole, took, pocketed] the money
- proof of [how, when, where] (it happened)
- [approve, check, email] a (document) proof
- [read, edit, correct] the proofs
- proof of [purchase, delivery, sale, address]
- [give, show] your proof of purchase
- a [receipt, document, letter] showing proof of delivery
- [35] -percent proof [vodka, whiskey]
- a [drawing, document, advert] proof
- a proof for a [drawing]

- proof [a draft, a plan, a print, the article]
- proof your [manuscript, writing]
- the [book, novel] is proofed
- proof it for [spelling, accuracy, errors]
- proofed and [printed, edited, approved]
- proof it against [flooding, fire, termites]
- proof yeast with [sugar, water]

- is [tamper, idiot, future] -proof
- the [seal, device, software] is tamper-proof
- an idiot-proof [manual, idea, gadget, set of instructions]
- this [manual] is idiot-proof
- my [TV, television] is future-proof
- future-proof [technology, television, TV]
- the [tank, vehicle, suit] is proof against [high temperatures]
- [pure alcohol, this whiskey] is [190%, 80] -proof
- a proof [copy, print, layout, design]

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**proof**' also found in these entries:
absence
- accept
- ancillary
- bird
- burden
- clear
- concrete
- confront
- contrary
- definitive
- documentary
- dramatic
- earthquake
- exemption
- fake
- fool
- idiot
- loyalty
- mass
- overwhelming
- person
- postage
- proficiency
- pudding
- safe
- satisfactory
- shore
- sketch
- sloth
- speaking
- spill
- sufficient
- supporting
- surround
- tangible
- valid
- walking
- yet