Forensics



[fuh-ren-sik] /fəˈrɛn sɪk/

adjective
1.
pertaining to, connected with, or used in courts of law or public discussion and debate.
2.
adapted or suited to argumentation; rhetorical.
noun
3.
forensics, (used with a singular or plural verb) the art or study of argumentation and formal debate.
/fəˈrɛnsɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as singular or pl) the art or study of formal debating
/fəˈrɛnsɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to, used in, or connected with a court of law: forensic science
adj.

“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).

forensic fo·ren·sic (fə-rěn’sĭk, -zĭk)
adj.
Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.

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    [fawr-awr-deyn, fohr-] /ˌfɔr ɔrˈdeɪn, ˌfoʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to ordain or appoint beforehand. 2. to predestine; predetermine. /ˌfɔːrɔːˈdeɪn/ verb 1. (transitive; may take a clause as object) to determine (events, results, etc) in the future



  • Foreordained

    [fawr-awr-deyn, fohr-] /ˌfɔr ɔrˈdeɪn, ˌfoʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to ordain or appoint beforehand. 2. to predestine; predetermine. /ˌfɔːrɔːˈdeɪn/ verb 1. (transitive; may take a clause as object) to determine (events, results, etc) in the future adj. early 15c., for-ordenede; see fore- + ordain (v.). A hybrid word. Related: Foreordain.

  • Foreordinate

    [fawr-awr-dn-eyt, fohr-] /fɔrˈɔr dnˈeɪt, foʊr-/ verb (used with object), foreordinated, foreordinating. 1. .



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