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Corroborate

To support or enhance the believability of a fact or assertion by the presentation of additional information that confirms the truthfulness of the item.

The testimony of a witness is corroborated if subsequent evidence, such as a coroner's report or the testimony of other witnesses, substantiates it.

corroborate

v. to confirm and sometimes add substantiating (reinforcing) testimony to the testimony of another witness or a party in a trial. (See: corroborating evidence)

corroborate

verb acknowledge, adduce evidence, advocate, affirm, assent, assure, attest, authenticate, aver, avouch, bear out, bear witness, bolster up, buttress, call to witness, certify, circumstantiate, comprobare, confirm, defend, document, endorse, fortify, guarantee, justify, maintain, manifest, prove, ratify, reassure, reinforce, sanction, strengthen, subscribe, substantiate, support, sustain, testify to, undersign, uphold, uphold in evidence, validate, verify, vouch for, warrant
Associated concepts: corroborating evidence, corroborating witness
See also: adduce, attest, bear, certify, confirm, countenance, countersign, demonstrate, document, ensure, establish, prove, quote, show, substantiate, sustain, uphold, validate, verify, vouch, witness
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182) Without advance notice and opportunity, any incorrect assumptions that the IJ makes regarding the availability of corroboration are likely to stand uncorrected, unless an applicant anticipates which parts of her claim the IJ expects to be corroborated and spontaneously offers an explanation for why she cannot reasonably obtain that corroboration.
For me, it corroborated the findings from the mtDNA (mitochondrial DNA).
There is report that they are near Muzaffarabad to be infiltrated into the state, however this is not yet corroborated and we have not shared this report officially with the state nor with anyone else.
by either a corroborated admission or by independent evidence.
Other than the offender's claim that he was attempting to commit suicide, no facts or circumstances corroborated his assertion.
MYANMAR: The United States has urged the United Nations to pursue a more extensive investigation of the alleged rapes of at least 625 ethnic Shan women and girls by Myanmar troops, after reports by Shan human rights groups were corroborated by the U.
Their claims have not been corroborated, government officials said.
His observation was corroborated by the results of the study.
The Service reasoned that this intent was corroborated by Sec.
Conception and reduction to practice must be established by evidence that can be corroborated by persons other than the inventor.
Once the program is initiated, you must show meaningful gains in the MDS, corroborated by nursing documentation.
It's smart to get the recommended, levels of vitamin D whether our findings are corroborated by future studies or not.