Translation of substantiate in Spanish:


confirmar, v.

Pronunciation /səbˈstanʃɪeɪt//səbˈstæn(t)ʃiˌeɪt/

transitive verb

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    (statement/story/rumors) confirmar
    (statement/rumors/story) corroborar
    can you substantiate these accusations? ¿puede probar estas acusaciones?
    • I therefore ask you to challenge the spokesman, on my behalf, to produce evidence to substantiate his claims or withdraw them.
    • What's missing is concrete evidence that substantiates the claim and excludes other influences.
    • Subsequently, the police declared that there was no evidence to substantiate the allegations.
    • But the bureau said the motives could either not be ascertained or substantiated by evidence.
    • Scientific tests at the American trials found no evidence to substantiate claims of improved performance.
    • Following the pattern of the previous section, evidence will be provided substantiating the veracity of the themes of the argument.
    • Journalists try to substantiate allegations with other evidence, but this isn't always possible.
    • Parents were outraged after social services investigators found no evidence to substantiate the claims.
    • But he did not bother to substantiate his argument by providing any figures.
    • However no evidence has been found to substantiate allegations that animals have been mistreated.
    • The Chicago Tribune reports that a grand jury has been convened, but no evidence substantiating the government's position has been released.
    • No evidence substantiating this claim has been made public, however, and the CIA itself has refused any comment on the operation.
    • They have failed to produce evidence to substantiate the reason for refusal of the application.
    • There is evidence in abundance which substantiates my claim.
    • These decisions are based on gathering evidence and substantiating facts.
    • In themselves they don't really mean a lot unless they can be substantiated by some scientific evidence.
    • The strategy is about substantiating the case and providing a framework to guide development in ways which maximise the potential.
    • Hence, our results provide data substantiating the earlier proposition that protein binding and protein folding have similar underlying principles.
    • Yet the IGIS inquiry has provided no evidence to substantiate this conclusion.
    • However, when some educators, among them representatives of regional accrediting bodies, began to ask for evidence of this assertion, few institutions could provide substantiating documentation.