[ ver-uh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌvɛr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
the act of verifying.
the state of being verified.
evidence that establishes or confirms the accuracy or truth of something: We could find no verification for his fantastic claims.
a formal assertion of the truth of something, as by oath or affidavit.
the process of research, examination, etc., required to prove or establish authenticity or validity.
Law. a short confirmatory affidavit at the end of a pleading or petition.
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
Its your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game we’re going to play.
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Origin of verification
OTHER WORDS FROM verification
ver·i·fi·ca·tive, ver·i·fi·ca·to·ry, adjectivenon·ver·i·fi·ca·tion, nounpre·ver·i·fi·ca·tion, nounre·ver·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
Words nearby verification
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British Dictionary definitions for preverification
/ (ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /
establishment of the correctness of a theory, fact, etc
evidence that provides proof of an assertion, theory, etc
- (formerly) a short affidavit at the end of a pleading stating the pleader's readiness to prove his assertions
- confirmatory evidence
Derived forms of verificationverificative or verificatory, adjective
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