corroboration

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

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

    Law dictionary

  • 4 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

  • 5 Corroboration — (v. lat.), Stärkung; Corroborantia. so v.w. Stärkende Mittel …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 corroboration — noun a) The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information. b) That which corroborates …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 corroboration — corroborate ► VERB ▪ confirm or give support to (a statement or theory). DERIVATIVES corroboration noun corroborative adjective. ORIGIN Latin corroborare strengthen …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 corroboration — noun see corroborate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 CORROBORATION — s. f. T. de Médec. Action de corroborer, ou L état de ce qui est corroboré …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 16 corroboration — a term used in age determination studies where two people agree on the numbers of annuli or two different structures give the same results …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 17 corroboration — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun That which confirms: attestation, authentication, confirmation, demonstration, evidence, proof, substantiation, testament, testimonial, testimony, validation, verification, warrant. See TRUE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 corroboration — cor|rob|o|ra|tion [ kə,rabə reıʃn ] noun uncount FORMAL evidence or information that supports what someone has said …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 corroboration — cor·rob·o·ra·tion || kə‚rÉ’bÉ™ reɪʃn n. reinforcement; confirmation; support …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 corroboration — n. Confirmation …

    New dictionary of synonyms


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