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affirm

verb [T] uk   /əˈfɜːm/ us    /-ˈfɝːm/ formal
to state something as true: [+ (that)] The suspect affirmed (that) he had been at home all evening. She affirmed her intention to apply for the post. to publicly show your support for an opinion or idea: The government has affirmed its commitment to equal rights.
affirmation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌæf.əˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ɚ-/
We welcome the government's affirmation of its intention to act.
Translations of “affirm”
in Spanish afirmar…
in French affirmer…
in German beteuern, zusichern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 證實, 確認, 斷言…
in Russian подтверждать…
in Turkish kabul etmek, doğruluğunu kabul etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证实, 确认, 断言…
in Polish potwierdzać…
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