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English definition of “confirmation”

confirmation

noun [U] (PROOF)    /ˌkɒn.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌkɑːn.fɚ-/
a statement or proof that something is true: We are still awaiting confirmation of the exact number of casualties. Her confession was no surprise to him, - just the confirmation of a long-held suspicion.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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