Definition of corroboration in English:

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corroboration

Pronunciation: /kəˌrɒbəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass noun]
Evidence which confirms or supports a statement, theory, or finding; confirmation: there is no independent corroboration for this
More example sentences
  • They lack confirmation or corroboration by any reliable empirical evidence.
  • But Miss X revealed that the police had systemically failed to seek corroboration of her evidence.
  • Based on such evidence, corroboration for the surrogacy hypothesis is low.
Synonyms
support, backing, bolstering, reinforcement, weight

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