Authentication - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɔːˌθentɪˈkeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word authentication
Brit.  |ɔːθɛntɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word authentication

noun

- a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity (syn: assay-mark, hallmark)
- validating the authenticity of something or someone (syn: certification)

Examples

The signature has been authenticated.

...a jeweler authenticated the diamond as real...

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