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au·then·ti·cate  audio  (ô-thnt-kt) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
au·then·ti·cat·ed, au·then·ti·cat·ing, au·then·ti·cates
To establish the authenticity of; prove genuine: a specialist who authenticated the antique samovar. See Synonyms at confirm.


OTHER FORMS:
au·thenti·cation(Noun), au·thenti·cator(Noun)


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