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Princeton's WordNet

  1. documentation, certification, corroboration(noun)

    confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence


  1. corroboration(Noun)

    The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information.

  2. corroboration(Noun)

    That which corroborates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corroboration(noun)

    the act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information

  2. Corroboration(noun)

    that which corroborates

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. corroboration.]


  1. Corroboration

    Corroboration is a 2001 compilation released on the Festival Mushroom Records imprint, Sputnik. It was the result of a project put together by Kurt Luthy. It brought together indigenous and non indigenous musicians and bands from various genres. It reached #92 on ARIA Top 100 Albums chart. In 2002 it received an ARIA Award nomination for Best World Music Album.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corroboration in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corroboration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of corroboration in a Sentence

  1. John Steinbeck:

    No one wants advice -- only corroboration.

  2. Andrew Cuomo:

    My personal opinion is that, given the damning pattern of facts and corroboration laid out in the article, I do not believe it is possible for Eric Schneiderman to continue to serve as Attorney General, and for the good of the office, he should resign.

  3. Arnold Reed:

    At best, they are uncorroborated. At worst, they’re just not believable. When you consider that they’re flying down I-75, he is driving and has time to do all of that, they get pulled over by a police officer, and she doesn’t tell him what’s going on? any female or male that comes forward and says anybody harasses them, that is serious. Those things are not to be taken lightly. But we have to be able to at least have some corroboration if we’re going to be saying my client did something wrong.

  4. Trey Gowdy:

    You examine a witness, you cross-examine the witness, you look for corroboration or contradiction, you don’t use anonymous sources and selective leaks and prejudge the outcome. What’s happening tomorrow, us interviewing a witness, is exactly what we should be doing. His statement is helpful, it provides a roadmap. I have additional questions both based on what he said and things that there were not said in his 11-page statement. But for those who are not used to seeing how the way investigations are supposed to be run, this is how they’re supposed to be done.

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  • تأييدArabic
  • потвърждаване, подкрепа, потвърждениеBulgarian
  • corroboraciónSpanish
  • co-niartey, co-niartagheyManx
  • bekrachtigingDutch
  • corroboraçãoPortuguese
  • подкрепление, подтверждениеRussian

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