Definition of Corroboration

1. Noun. Confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence.

Exact synonyms: Certification, Documentation
Generic synonyms: Confirmation
Derivative terms: Certify, Corroborate, Corroborate, Corroborate, Document



Definition of Corroboration

1. n. The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information.

Definition of Corroboration

1. Noun. The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information. ¹

2. Noun. That which corroborates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corroboration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corroboration

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corroboration (current term)
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Literary usage of Corroboration

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1. The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the by Percy Goetschius (1898)
"Or, negatively expressed, it is necessary to avoid the isolation of any conspicuous passage or member; the law of Unity demands its corroboration somewhere ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Criminal Evidence: Including the Rules Regulating by Harry Clay Underhill (1898)
"The nature of the crime as a test of corroboration—Sufficiency of corroboration.—The character and degree of corroboration which are required may, ..."

3. Commentaries on the Law of Evidence in Civil Cases by Burr W. Jones, Louis Horwitz (1914)
"ding a conviction upon the testimony of an accomplice without corroboration. § 770 (788). What facts may serve as corroboration of accomplices. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Witnesses by Stewart Rapalje (1887)
"The Necessity of corroboration. — Accomplices being competent witnesses, as we have already seen,1 it would seem to follow, necessarily, that in case the ..."

5. Criminal Justice & Community Response to Rape by Joel Epstein (1995)
"... whether her story can be corroborated, or whether she is chaste or promiscuous.27 Witness corroboration Because most rapes involve only one offender who ..."

6. Leading Cases on the Law of Evidence, with Notes: With Notes by Ernest Cockle (1907)
"The only case in which corroboration is required apart from statute is that ... In all other cases the corroboration may be in other ways, for instance by ..."

7. A Brief for the Trial of Criminal Cases by Austin Abbott, William Constantine Beecher (1902)
"Necessity of corroboration. The accused against whom the testimony of an accomplice has been received has a right to have the jury instructed that a ..."

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