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corroborate

verb [T] uk   /kəˈrɒb.ə.reɪt/ us    /-ˈrɑː.bə-/ formal
to add proof to an account, statement, idea, etc. with new information: Recent research seems to corroborate his theory.
corroborating
adjective uk   /kəˈrɒb.ər.eɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-ˈrɑː.bə.reɪ.t̬ɪŋ/ ( also corroborative,   /kəˈrɒb.ər.ə.tɪv/  /kəˈrɑː.bɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/)
corroborating evidence/reports
corroboration
noun [U] uk   /kəˌrɒb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌrɑː.bə-/
Without corroboration from forensic tests, it will be difficult to prove that the suspect is guilty.
Translations of “corroborate”
in Spanish corroborar…
in French confirmer…
in German bestätigen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 證實,確證…
in Russian подтверждать…
in Turkish doğrulamak, teyit etmek, kanıtlarla desteklemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证实,确证…
in Polish potwierdzać…
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