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Definition of evince verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

evince

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪˈvɪns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈvɪns//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they evince
BrE BrE//ɪˈvɪns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈvɪns//
 
he / she / it evinces
BrE BrE//ɪˈvɪnsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈvɪnsɪz//
 
past simple evinced
BrE BrE//ɪˈvɪnst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈvɪnst//
 
past participle evinced
BrE BrE//ɪˈvɪnst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈvɪnst//
 
-ing form evincing
BrE BrE//ɪˈvɪnsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈvɪnsɪŋ//
 
 
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evince something (formal) to show clearly that you have a feeling or quality He evinced a strong desire to be reconciled with his family. She evinced little enthusiasm for the outdoor life. Word Origin late 16th cent. (in the sense ‘prove by argument or evidence’): from Latin evincere ‘overcome, defeat’, from e- (variant of ex-) ‘out’ + vincere ‘conquer’.
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