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verb [transitive]     substantiate pronunciation in British English
/səbˈstænʃieɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysubstantiate
he/she/itsubstantiates
present participlesubstantiating
past tensesubstantiated
past participlesubstantiated
  1. to provide evidence that proves something

    They were unable to substantiate their claims of government malpractice.

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substantiation

     substantiation pronunciation in British English
/səbˌstænʃiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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