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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of substantiating
  • n. Something which substantiates; evidence, proof

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of substantiating or proving; evidence; proof.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of substantiating or giving substance to anything; the act of proving; evidence; proof.
  • n. The production of material goods.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
  • n. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct


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  • GREG SMITH, REPUBLICAN POLLSTER: You hear the little rumors, but there's never been any kind of substantiation to that.

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