HyperDic: probable_cause

English > 1 sense of the expression probable cause:
NOUNcognitionprobable cause(law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search / search and seizure
English > probable cause: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search / search and seizure.
Example"a magistrate determined that there was probable cause to search the house"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderevidence, groundsYour basis for belief or disbelief
Spanishcausa probable
Catalancausa probable

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