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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/  us /kəˈrɑː.bɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/ )
corroborating ​evidence/​reports
corroboration
noun [U] uk   /kəˌrɒb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/  us   /kəˌrɑː.bəˈreɪ.ʃən/
Without corroboration from ​forensictests, 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 ​addinformation in ​support of an ​idea, ​opinion, or ​statement: Recent ​researchseems 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 Spanish corroborar…
in Vietnamese chứng thực…
in Malaysian menyokong…
in Thai ยืนยัน…
in French confirmer…
in German bestätigen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证实,确证…
in Turkish doğrulamak, teyit etmek, kanıtlarla desteklemek…
in Russian подтверждать…
in Indonesian memperkuat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 證實,確證…
in Polish potwierdzać…
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