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'''Evidence of absence''' is [[evidence]] that allows to conclude that a certain phenomenon is not present, that a certain assertion isn't true. It is often said that "absence of evidence is '''not''' evidence of absence". However, if evidence is expected, but not present, that '''is''' evidence of absence.
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'''Evidence of absence''' is [[evidence]] that allows you to conclude some phenomenon isn't there. It is often said that "absence of evidence is '''not''' evidence of absence". However, if evidence is expected, but not present, that '''is''' evidence of absence.
  
 
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Evidence of absence is evidence that allows you to conclude some phenomenon isn't there. It is often said that "absence of evidence is not evidence of absence". However, if evidence is expected, but not present, that is evidence of absence.

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