corroborate » collaborate

Chiefly in:   collaborating evidence

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • The Judge allowed the black box into evidence to determine Mr. Gauthier vehicle’s speed, with no other collaborating evidence. (ExpertLaw)
  • It is concluded that the evidence for such a doublet comes only from 13C(3He,p)14N(p’)13C GS angular correlations and cannot be taken very seriously without further collaborating evidence. (E K Warburton 1986 J. Phys. G: Nucl. Phys. 12 523-527, abstract)
  • Congress should require collaborating evidence in all drug cases to prevent people from be convicted based solely on the word of one person (an informant who is paid for each person convicted, a drug offender getting a reduced sentence for testifying against others). (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 8, 2005)
  • The solution is for those in the legal system, as well as the public at large, to demand collaborating evidence before coming to conclusions based on digital evidence alone. (Cato Institue)

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Surprisingly frequent (original/eggcorn ratio about 50:1 on Google/English pages).

| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2005/02/21 |

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