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English definition of “verify”

verify

verb [T]     /ˈver.ɪ.faɪ/
C1 to prove that something exists or is true , or to make certain that something is correct : Are you able to verify your account / allegation / report / theory ? These figures are surprisingly high and they'll have to be verified. [+ (that)] Under interrogation , she verified (that) the tapes were authentic .Proving and disproving verification     /ˌver.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Proving and disproving
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