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One entry found for prove.
Main Entry: prove
Pronunciation: primarystressprüv
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): proved; proved or prov·en /primarystressprü-vschwan/; prov·ing
1 : to test by an experiment or a standard <prove gold>
2 a : to show the truth of by evidence <prove the charges> <proved she could handle the job> b : to check the correctness of (as an arithmetic solution)
3 : to show the genuineness of <prove a will>
4 : to turn out especially after trial or test <the new automobile engine proved to be impractical>
- prov·able /primarystressprü-vschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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