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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corroboratory - 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"
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References in classic literature ?
The certificates were regularly signed as extracts from the parish books, the first letter had a genuine appearance of having been written and preserved for some years, the handwriting of the second tallied with it exactly, (making proper allowance for its having been written by a person in extremity,) and there were several other corroboratory scraps of entries and memoranda which it was equally difficult to question.
Given that the incident was captured on CCTV, the offer of immunity was surely too high a price to pay for evidence which appears to be mainly corroboratory.
'The unwitnessed incident of abduction needed corroboration from different sources to connect the accused with the crime but you failed to collect corroboratory evidence,' reads the notice.
It explained that it was a settled rule of jurisprudence that in the absence of corroboratory evidence conviction could not be based on hearsay evidence.
There are contradictory and evasive responses, in spite of that ED has collected material, that is, corroboratory statements recorded under section 50 of the PMLA from various persona during the course of the investigation to substantiate the offence of the money laundering.
The procedure is repeated with different select groups, usually to establish corroboratory premises and disconfirm false interpretations.
According to Articles 59 and 164 of the Qanun-e-Shahadat Order (QSO) 1984, DNA evidence is viewed as a form of expert evidence, which is regarded as corroboratory evidence, and thus cannot be treated as primary evidence, with the reasoning that DNA evidence is not infallible.
(14) Whether this means that Forrest was involved with, and thus had access to, the musical manuscripts used by the Chapel Royal is, however, a matter of ongoing debate amongst music historians, there being an absence of corroboratory documentary evidence.
Isolated foot dermatitis accounted for 8% of the ACD cases in our study, which is corroboratory with the incidence reported by Dhurandhar (6) and Pasricha (77.6-10.8%), Huda and Paul (8) (6.2%) and Angelini (9) et al (3 to 6.3%) from footwear dermatitis.
Although ostensibly freed from paying ministerial rates according to a series of exemption acts dating to 1728, the Baptists were nonetheless required to submit corroboratory certificates to claim such exemptions, and many assessors rejected the documents on whim or technicality.
By virtue of their naivete, childlike simplicity, and their production by non-experts, these visual testimonies are far from "realistic" and therefore "fail" to deliver what is usually expected from visual evidence: a sense of immediacy, of "being there" as a witness to "reality." This supposed failure is likely to diminish the evidentiary status of such images and prevent them from gaining the corroboratory power of "good" photographic evidence.
This rather strongly confirms the improved performance of the selected participants, and it provides corroboratory evidence against the null hypothesis--even in light of the fact that the KB database overall is nonsignificant.