constatation

/ (ˌkɒnstəˈteɪʃən) /

noun

the process of verification
a statement or assertion

Word Origin for constatation

C20: from French, from constater to verify, from Latin constat it is certain; see constant
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Examples from the Web for constatation

  • For example, I proffer the constatation, 'Black ladders lack bladders.'

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  • Tommasino, Th.: 1904, Constatation d'une radioactivité propre aux êtres vivants, vegetaux et animaux.

  • Compare his expressiveness, the expressiveness of his indirectness with that of constatation.

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