the act of verifying.
the state of being verified.
evidence that establishes or confirms the accuracy or truth of something: We could find no verification for his fantastic claims.
a formal assertion of the truth of something, as by oath or affidavit.
the process of research, examination, etc., required to prove or establish authenticity or validity.
Law. a short confirmatory affidavit at the end of a pleading or petition.

1515–25; < Medieval Latin vērificātiōn (stem of vērificātiō), equivalent to vērificāt(us) (past participle of vērificāre; see verify, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

verificative, verificatory, adjective
nonverification, noun
preverification, noun
reverification, noun
unverificative, adjective Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
verification (ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
1.  establishment of the correctness of a theory, fact, etc
2.  evidence that provides proof of an assertion, theory, etc
3.  law
 a.  (formerly) a short affidavit at the end of a pleading stating the pleader's readiness to prove his assertions
 b.  confirmatory evidence

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Computing Dictionary

verification definition

The process of determining whether or not the products of a given phase in the life-cycle fulfil a set of established requirements.

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Example sentences
Aid administrators will need time, training, and support to improve the
  verification process.
In a world where owning even a handful of bombs would confer huge advantage,
  verification will have to be completely reliable.
In any event it needs substantial verification by non-interested parties.
Offer of employment conditional upon background verification.
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