necessary inference

necessary inference

n. 1) a conclusion militated by reason and logic applied to known facts. 2) unavoidable meaning.

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If we find that investigation has been influenced, obviously, the necessary inference would be that investigation is farce.
This account of attitudes toward Scripture in the first decades of the Restorationist movement highlights the evolution of Alexander Campbell's views from the opinion that "necessary inference" was an illegitimate way of extrapolating biblical authority to his acceptance of necessary inference as legitimate.
Casey shows quite skillfully that Alexander Campbell's increasing use of necessary inference was one of the main traits that distinguished him as a moderate in the Restorationist movement.
Or what about the early decades of the nineteenth century made the rejection of necessary inference look like not only a possible, but also a brilliant and exceedingly pious, move?
The SEC contended that the defendants' allegedly "suspicious trading" combined with Hanh Truong's alleged "access" to information about the poor quarter was sufficient to provide the necessary inference of illegal trading to go a jury.
The Takeover Panel however, despite being "quite concerned", declined to make a declaration of unacceptable circumstances as it was not satisfied on the material available, that it could draw the necessary inferences and find the alleged associations.