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corroborate vt

[Latin corroboratus, past participle of corroborare to strengthen, from com-, prefix marking completion + robur strength, literally, oak tree]
: to support with evidence or authority
: strengthen or make more certain
cor·rob·o·ra·tion [kə-rÄ -bə-rā-shən]

cor·rob·o·ra·tive [kə-rÄ -bə-rā-tiv, -rə-tiv]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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