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tr.v. cor·rob·o·rat·ed, cor·rob·o·rat·ing, cor·rob·o·rates
To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain. See Synonyms at confirm.

[Latin corrōborāre, corrōborāt- : com-, com- + rōborāre, to strengthen (from rōbur, rōbor-, strength; see reudh- in Indo-European roots).]

cor·rob′o·ra′tion n.
cor·rob′o·ra′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv), cor·rob′o·ra·to′ry (-ər-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
cor·rob′o·ra′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corroborative - serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"
مُؤيِّد، تَعْزيزي، مُثَبِّت


[kəˈrɒbərətɪv] ADJcorroborativo, confirmatorio


adjbestätigend; evidenceerhärtend, untermauernd all attr; to be corroborative of somethingetw bestätigen/untermauern


[kəˈrɒbrətɪv] adjcomprovante


(kəˈrobəreit) verb
to support or confirm (evidence etc already given). She corroborated her sister's story.
corˌroboˈration noun
corˈroborative (-rətiv) adjective
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I have met all the health boards to discuss how the Welsh NHS can improve its performance in this area and asked them to produce 100-day action plans aimed at improving local services and encouraging them to work corroboratively at a regional level.
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Mike | Mr Sarginson, who is among the NEPIC cluster team delivering a UKTI-sponsored project tasked with growing the economy of the Northeast, said: "We already have many outstanding, world class automotive manufacturers in this part of the world - Nifco being a good example - but we have never really worked corroboratively across the sector for the greater good of the region.