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Meaning of Verification

Confirmation of the correctness, truth or authenticity of a pleading by means of an affidavit. Also, the examination of anything for the purpose of ascertaining the truth.

Verification Alternative Definition

(Lat. verum, true, facio, to make). In Common-Law Pleading. An averment by the party making a pleading that he is prepared to establish the truth of the facts which he has pleaded. The usual form of verification of a plea containing matter of fact is, And this he is ready to verify, etc. See 1 Chit. PI. 537, 616; Lawes, Civ. PI. 144; 1 Saund. 103, note 1; Willes, 5; 3 Bl. Comm. 309. In Code Pleading. The affidavit of the party, or his agent or attorney, to the truth of a pleading. In Practice. The examination of the truth of a writing; the certificate that the writing is true. See Authentication.

Definition of Verification in the Free Online Notary Dictionary

A Confirmation Of The Truth Of A Theory Or Fact.

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