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verify

Pronunciation: /ˈverəfaɪ; ˈverɪfaɪ/

Translation of verify in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-fies, -fying, -fied)

  • 1.1 (confirm) [doubts/fears/theory] confirmar, corroborar her suspicions were verified when she found the letter confirmó sus sospechas al encontrar la carta
    Example sentences
    • There was filed as Exhibit 10 the application verified by statutory declaration.
    • No one went through the statements from Ms Cosgrove in an attempt to verify her allegations.
    • This week, the US Supreme Court upheld an appeal court ruling that verified the original District Court verdict.
    1.2 (check) [fact/statement/details] verificar*, comprobar*
    Example sentences
    • The results were also verified by Northern blot analysis.
    • However, there was no way to independently verify the identity of the men killed and arrested on Saturday night.
    • Absence of the wild-type gene was also verified by PCR at this point.

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