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English definition of “affirm”

affirm

verb    /əˈfɜrm/
to state something is true , or to state your support for an idea , opinion , etc.: [T] Applicants signed a form affirming their citizenship . [+ that clause] These stories affirmed that the world is strange . affirmation    /ˌæf·ərˈmeɪ·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [U] We’re looking for affirmation of the city’s goal .
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