[ suhb-stan-shee-ey-shuhn ]
/ səbˌstæn ʃiˈeɪ ʃən /
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evidence sufficient to establish a thing as true, valid, or real; proof: The department may require employees to provide vouchers, receipts, or other substantiation for any fees or expenses claimed.
the act or process of establishing or proving the truth of something:For scientific substantiation of health effects, the nutrients in these vitamin capsules must first be accurately measured.
the act or instance of giving something material existence or concrete form:The protagonist is visited by a digital, partial substantiation of his late wife, awakening other ghosts from his past.The minister’s sermon was on Christ as the substantiation of God’s true love, true life, and true lineage.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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OTHER WORDS FROM substantiation

non·sub·stan·ti·a·tion, nounre·sub·stan·ti·a·tion, noun
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