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Webster 1828 Edition


Authentication

AUTHENTICA'TION

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Noun.
The act of authenticating; the giving of authority by the necessary formalities.

Definition 2021


authentication

authentication

English

Noun

authentication (plural authentications)

  1. something which validates or confirms the authenticity of something
  2. (computing) proof of the identity of a user logging on to some network
  3. a hallmark or assay-mark on a piece of metalwork

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