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verb [transitive] formal validate pronunciation in British English /ˈvælɪdeɪt/
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present tense
present participlevalidating
past tensevalidated
past participlevalidated
  1. 1
    to officially prove that something is true or correct
    The evidence does seem to validate his claim.
  2. 2
    to officially state that something is of a suitable standard
    All courses are validated by the University of Wales.

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 validate pronunciation in British English /ˌvælɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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