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confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that specified requirements have been fulfilled


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: verification; 
Plural: verification; 


Note 1 to entry: The objective evidence needed for a verification can be the result of an inspection or of other forms of determination such as performing alternative calculations or reviewing documents.

Note 2 to entry: The activities carried out for verification are sometimes called a qualification process.

Note 3 to entry: The word “verified” is used to designate the corresponding status.


Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - verification

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a number of verification quantifies a number of quality