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substantiation

Noun

1 additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory" [syn: confirmation, verification, check]
2 the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something [syn: validation, proof]

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Noun

  1. The act of substantiating
  2. Something which substantiates; evidence, proof
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