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noun [uncountable] authentication pronunciation in American English /ɔˌθentɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    the act of proving or showing that something is real and not false or copied
  2. 2
    business a system that keeps computer information safe by checking who the user is and checking that the information has not been changed


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