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affirmverb [T]

uk   /əˈfɜːm/  us   /əˈfɝːm/ 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   /ˌæf.ɚˈmeɪ.ʃən/
We welcome the government's affirmation of its intention to act.
(Definition of affirm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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affirmverb

 us   /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
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌæf·ərˈmeɪ·ʃən/
[U] We’re looking for affirmation of the city’s goal.
(Definition of affirm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “affirm”
in Vietnamese quả quyết…
in Spanish declarar, afirmar…
in Malaysian meyakinkan…
in Thai ยืนยัน…
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 Indonesian mengukuhkan, menegaskan…
in Polish potwierdzać…
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