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1. The act of verifying or the state of being verified.
2. Law
a. A sworn statement attesting to the truth of the facts in a document.
b. A sworn statement attesting that a pleading is true to the best of one's knowledge.

ver′i·fi·ca′tive adj.
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These include corrective, distractive, particularizing, summative, verificative and resumptive functions (cf.
In EX5 there has been used a conjunctive form that plays a verificative function.
A cette sequence "affirmative" succede donc une autre sequence "verificative", organisee autour des debats sur la forme parti, sur la prise de pouvoir.
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