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prima facie (adjective), more prima facie, most prima facie
1. At first consideration before there has been time for inquiry or examination; at first glance; apparent; self-evident: When the police were called to the scene of the accident, their prima facie conclusion was that the car had slid on the ice and crashed into the tree.
2. On the face of it; so far as can be judged from the first disclosure; a fact presumed to be true unless proven by some evidence to the contrary: The chief counsel at court indicated that there was prima facie evidence that Sam, the witness, committed perjury during his testimony.