Corroboration



[kuh-rob-uh-rey-shuh n] /kəˌrɒb əˈreɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
a corroboratory fact, statement, etc.
n.

mid-15c., “strengthening, support,” from Late Latin corroborationem (nominative corroboratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin corroborare “to strengthen” (see corroborate). Meaning “confirmation” attested by 1768.

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