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proof positive

Concrete, inarguable proof (of something). A surprisingly large number of people feel there still isn't proof positive that the earth is a globe. I need proof positive of his commitment to me before I'll agree to marriage.
See also: positive, proof

proof ˈpositive

definite or convincing proof: It’s proof positive of her belief in the company that she’s investing her own money in it.
See also: positive, proof
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Did Roger de Conde not wish to be elsewhere he had accepted, and as he did not accept it is proof positive that he does not wish to bide among the De Montforts.
To whose retinue he had been attached none had thought to inquire, for the followers of a Martian noble are many, coming and going at the whim of their master, so that a new face is scarcely ever questioned, as the fact that a man has passed within the palace walls is considered proof positive that his loyalty to the jeddak is beyond question, so rigid is the examination of each who seeks service with the nobles of the court.
Allen had been used to call unnatural and overdrawn; but here was proof positive of the contrary.
But now prepare to receive proof positive of the truth of my assertions.
This dust, you will observe, is not the gritty, grey dust of the street but the fluffy brown dust of the house, showing that it has been hung up indoors most of the time, while the marks of moisture upon the inside are proof positive that the wearer perspired very freely, and could therefore, hardly be in the best of training.
Perhaps nothing should come of such markers, he seems to suggest: That little distinguishes the killers from the killed seems proof positive that memorializing is distinct from memory, and that commemorating past violence anywhere is a dicey enterprise.
According to Ben Zin, president of Mizuho USA, the company developed the Proof Positive Digital Home Pregnancy Test in order to bring the accuracy and ease of use that digital products can provide to the field.
This article, in the pastor's view, was proof positive that the Book of Jonah and, by extension, the entirety of the Bible was neither myth nor story but documented history.
Receipt of such an award is proof positive of the emphasis these contractors place on providing a safe and healthful workplace," said Jeff Zogg, Executive Director of the GBC.
The third screen collaboration between Smith and Dench is proof positive that the Dames are a pair of old pros (of course, we mean that affectionately .
The recent fracas over UFJ is proof positive that we have entered a new phase for the larger Japanese banks--though we think the regional ones still have a bit more struggling to endure.
This announcement is proof positive of the companies' commitment to providing customers with open, multi-platform, highly scalable solutions that address the unique data management requirements of SGI's target markets, including government, life sciences, research, oil and gas exploration, and media.
He's proof positive that repressed chicken is an irresistible dish.
But this certainly is proof positive that the Republican Party is a very pro-Catholic, inclusive party.
Patricia Troy is proof positive it pays to persevere.