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verification

A sworn statement before a notary public, or other person authorized to take oaths, that the contents of a document are accurate. Contrast with acknowledgment, which is simply confirmation that one's signature was knowingly and willingly placed on an instrument.

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Van Horn glanced for verification to Nau-hau, who nodded affirmation in the reverse Solomon way; whereupon Van Horn counted twenty-six gold sovereigns into the hand of Sati's father.
He ordered much meat to be given, and White Fang, gorged and sleepy by the fire, knew that the law had received its verification.
Half an hour after being sighted, this luminous point had disappeared behind the dark horizon; but the verification of this phenomenon was of considerable consequence in their selenographic studies.

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