showing
show·ing n: an act or instance of establishing through evidence and argument
appears to require a more specific showing of need by those who seek to perform drug-testing — D. A. Grossbaum
failed to make a prima facie showing of a constitutional violation warranting suppression of the evidence

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

showing
index apparent (perceptible), clear (apparent), demonstrative (illustrative), disclosure (act of disclosing), evident, exhibit, explanation, expression (manifestation), illustration, lineup, manifestation, perceivable, perceptible, proof, salient, visible (in full view)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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