corroboration

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corroboration (countable and uncountable, plural corroborations)

  1. The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation
    • 1857, Herman Melville, The Confidence-Man Chapter 23
      Fallacious enough doctrine when wielded against one's prejudices, but in corroboration of cherished suspicions not without likelihood.
    • September 16 2016, Jonah Goldberg writing in the Baltimore Sun, Hillary's health is a valid issue
      Social media lighted up with corroborations that lower Manhattan was the meteorological equivalent of the jungles of Borneo.
  2. That which corroborates.

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corroboration f (plural corroborations)

  1. corroboration, verification, confirmation