[ 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.
Origin of 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
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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 Formsverificative or verificatory, adjective
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