Poll: They were ____ guilty.

They were ____ guilty.

proved
proven
Either could be used.

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  • Added: November 2013

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Richard

proven

Linda Pollet

Context would be helpful as "proved" means it was found correct this time, but "proven" means that it has become standard - the proof works all the time.

richard

both are used in a passive construction as such both the past participle forms can be used.

Michael J

Good answer, Richard

Lyfen

So the word "prove" has 2 past participles : "proved and proven"?

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