corroboration
noun see corroborate

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  • corroboration — [ kɔrɔbɔrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1286; bas lat. corroboratio ♦ Rare Action de corroborer; son résultat. ⇒ confirmation. ● corroboration nom féminin (bas latin corroboratio, onis) Action de corroborer ; confirmation, vérification. ⇒CORROBORATION, subst.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Corroboration — Cor*rob o*ra tion (k?r r?b ? r? sh?n), n. [Cf. F. corroboration.] 1. The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information. [1913 Webster] 2. That which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corroboration — I noun acknowledgment, affirmation, assurance, attestation, authentication, averment, avouchment, bearing out, certification, circumstantiation, conclusive evidence, conclusive proof, confirmation, demonstrability, demonstration, documentation,… …   Law dictionary

  • corroboration — CORROBORATION. s. f. Action de corroborer, ou l état de ce qui est corroboré. On a travaillé avec succès à la corroboration de son estomac …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Corroboration — (v. lat.), Stärkung; Corroborantia. so v.w. Stärkende Mittel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • corroboration — mid 15c., strengthening, support, from L.L. corroborationem (nom. corroboratio), noun of action from pp. stem of L. corroborare to strengthen (see CORROBORATE (Cf. corroborate)). Meaning confirmation attested by 1768 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Corroboration — Le concept de corroboration fut introduit par le philosophe des sciences Karl Popper en 1934 dans La logique de la découverte scientifique ((de) Logik der forschung). Le concept épistémologique attaché à ce mot fut introduit par Popper afin de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • corroboration — (ko rro bo ra sion) s. f. Action de corroborer ; état de ce qui est corroboré. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   La corroboration du coeur, PARÉ VIII, 15. •   Et ont ces dits muscles interuptions nerveuses et transverses, pour la corroboration d iceux,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • corroboration — In the philosophy of science of Popper there is no definable measure of the extent to which evidence confirms a hypothesis (see confirmation theory ). Instead, hypotheses face the tribunal of experience by surviving efforts to falsify them. The… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • corroboration — Producing corroborating evidence. As a requirement in a divorce action: evidence of such substantial facts and circumstances as will produce in a sound and prudently cautious mind a confident conclusion that the testimony of the complainant is… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • corroboration — /keuh rob euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of corroborating. 2. a corroboratory fact, statement, etc. [1425 75; late ME ( < MF) < LL corroboration (s. of corroboratio). See CORROBORATE, ION] * * * …   Universalium

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