your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
yard, grounds, curtilagenoun
the enclosed land around a house or other building
"it was a small house with almost no yard"
a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)
cause, reason, groundsnoun
a justification for something existing or happening
"he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
ground, suit, intellect, causal agency, yard, crusade, drive, effort, causa, evidence, case, campaign, reasonableness, movement, curtilage, reason, rationality, lawsuit, understanding, cause, causal agent
dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue
"it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds"
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We think the legal question is met and I would reiterate that what is required by the statute is a finding of probable cause, which is not beyond a shadow of a doubt, it that there are reasonable grounds to believe that this crime has occurred and is occurring.
This could be the last snowstorm the D.C. area gets this winter, children sledding on the grounds pose no security threat.
It is very important that anything we do, we do in natural justice, in other words, that we will always act only when we have clarity and when we have grounds to act, broadly speaking, I think the atmosphere is a very good one.
Iran's relationship with its allies is based on ideological grounds and come before the political interests.
As Ms Blears rightly says diversity should be pursued - not just on legal or ethical grounds, important as these are in their own right- but because it will result in a better response to the range of threats that threaten national security.
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