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verify (ˈvɛrɪˌfaɪ)
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to prove to be true; confirm; substantiate
2.  to check or determine the correctness or truth of by investigation, reference, etc
3.  law to add a verification to (a pleading); substantiate or confirm (an oath)
[C14: from Old French verifier, from Medieval Latin vērificāre, from Latin vērus true + facere to make]

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