Translation of "affirm" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈfɜːm/ us /-ˈfɝːm/ formal

to state something as true

The suspect affirmed (that) he had been at home all evening.
She affirmed her intention to apply for the post.
affirmation noun uk /ˌæf.əˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us /-ɚ-/

(Translation of “affirm” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈfəːm/

to state something positively and firmly

Despite all the policeman’s questions, the woman continued to affirm that she was innocent.
affirmation /ӕ-/ noun

He regards his success as an affirmation of his beliefs.
affirmative /-tiv/ adjective, noun

saying or indicating yes to a question, suggestion etc

He gave an affirmative nod
We received a reply in the affirmative.
affirmatively /əˈfəːmətivli/ adverb

She replied affirmatively.
affirmative action noun

the practice of giving better opportunities (jobs, education etc) to people who, it is thought, are treated unfairly (minorities, women etc); positive discrimination (British).

acción positiva, medidas antidiscriminatorias

(Translation of “affirm” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)