1The process of establishing the truth, accuracy, or validity of something: the verification of official documents
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- Further, Net-based identities use very few verifications other than credit card information.
- We had asked for some verifications from them about their process and the answers just weren't satisfactory.
- Once in place, many of the tests and verifications are repeated to assure workers that the payload and its shuttle interfaces are working together.
1.1 [often as modifier] Philosophy The establishment by empirical means of the validity of a proposition.
- The Vienna Circle espoused a verification theory of meaning but did not take it seriously enough.
- A priori knowledge is independent of empirical justification or verification.
- Dewey held that value judgments express propositions that are subject to empirical testing and verification.
1.2The process of ensuring that procedures laid down in weapons limitation agreements are followed.
- It insisted only that a permanent lifting of the sanctions would have to await verification of Iraqi disarmament.
- Technological change has produced numerous new weapons which could be destabilizing to deterrence and make verification more complicated.
- Aware of the political significance, the U.S. and Britain should handle the search for these weapons and their international verification with great care.
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