verification

noun
ver·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌver-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce verification (audio) \

Definition of verification

: the act or process of verifying : the state of being verified

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The policy could bring rigor to the monitoring and verification of forest safeguards and increase confidence in markets for financing and purchasing emission credits. Bloomberg, The Mercury News, "How California can help save Brazil’s burning rainforests," 28 Aug. 2019 The employee would get to choose what verification method to provide. Joshua Fechter, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio’s paid sick leave law allows time off for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault — but advocates are worried," 23 Aug. 2019 In a blog post on Friday, Marketplace Pulse Chief Executive Officer Juozas Kaziukenas said that the top brand label could act much like the account verification badges used by Instagram or Twitter, which are designed to connote legitimacy. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, "Amazon puts 'top brand' label on some big name brands including Nike and Under Armour," 19 Aug. 2019 In a blog post on Friday, Marketplace Pulse Chief Executive Officer Juozas Kaziukenas said that the top brand label could act much like the account verification badges used by Instagram or Twitter, which are designed to connote legitimacy. Matt Day, Fortune, "Amazon Tests ‘Top Brand’ Label for Clothing Companies Including Under Armour and Speedo," 16 Aug. 2019 One of them is a verification seal by the 200-year-old US Pharmacopeia, or USP. Naseem S. Miller, orlandosentinel.com, "Dietary supplements: How to avoid fake products," 14 Aug. 2019 Twitch also removed Belvins’ verification checkmark not long after his Mixer exclusively announcement. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "Ninja disgusted at Twitch after porn stream was promoted on his channel," 11 Aug. 2019 The verification regime enables policymakers to plan with confidence. The Economist, "Donald Trump risks undoing decades of nuclear arms control," 11 July 2019 Beckett Authentication Services will be on hand throughout the weekend offering autograph verification for $10 with proof of purchase at the event. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "William Shatner, WWE's Kurt Angle and AEW's Dustin Rhodes headline Days of the Dead 2019," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of verification

1523, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for verification

borrowed from Medieval Latin vērificātiōn-, vērificātiō, from vērificāre "to verify" + Latin -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns

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verification

noun
ver·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌver-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce verification (audio) \

Kids Definition of verification

: the act or process of confirming or checking the accuracy of : the state of being confirmed or having the accuracy of checked

verification

noun
ver·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌver-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce verification (audio) \

Legal Definition of verification

1 : an act or process of verifying
2 : a sworn statement of truth or correctness submitted a verification signed by the defendant with the petition

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