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substantiate
American English: /səbˈstæn(t)ʃiˌeɪt/
British English: /səbˈstanʃɪeɪt/

Translation of substantiate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (rumors/story/statement)
    can you substantiate these accusations?
    ¿puede probar estas acusaciones?
    Example sentences
    • Following the pattern of the previous section, evidence will be provided substantiating the veracity of the themes of the argument.
    • Yet the IGIS inquiry has provided no evidence to substantiate this conclusion.
    • Journalists try to substantiate allegations with other evidence, but this isn't always possible.

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