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NOUN (2)

1. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct;
- Example: "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
[syn: confirmation, verification, check, substantiation]

2. the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something;
[syn: validation, proof, substantiation]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Substantiation \Sub*stan`ti*a"tion\, n. The act of substantiating or proving; evidence; proof. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

substantiation n 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, substantiation] 2: the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something [syn: validation, proof, substantiation]