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corroborateverb [T]

uk   /kəˈrɒb.ə.reɪt/ us   /kəˈrɑː.bə.reɪt/ formal
corroborating
adjective uk   /kəˈrɒb.ər.eɪ.tɪŋ/ us   /kəˈrɑː.bə.reɪ.t̬ɪŋ/ also corroborative, uk   /kəˈrɒb.ər.ə.tɪv/ /kəˈrɑː.bɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/
corroborating evidence/reports
corroboration
noun [U] uk   /kəˌrɒb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us   /kəˌrɑː.bəˈreɪ.ʃən/
Without corroboration from forensic tests, it will be difficult to prove that the suspect is guilty.
(Definition of corroborate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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corroborateverb [T]

us   /kəˈrɑb·əˌreɪt/
to add information in support of an idea, opinion, or statement: Recent research seems to corroborate the theory.
corroboration
noun [U] us   /kəˌrɑb·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
She accused him without corroboration of any kind.
(Definition of corroborate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “corroborate”
in Vietnamese chứng thực…
in Spanish corroborar…
in Malaysian menyokong…
in Thai ยืนยัน…
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 Indonesian memperkuat…
in Polish potwierdzać…
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