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English definition of “confirm”

confirm

verb [T]
 
 
/kənˈfɜːm/
TRUE B2 to say or show that something is true: The report could not be confirmed independently. [+ (that)] His wife confirmed that he'd left the house at 8.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalProving and disproving
CERTAIN B1 to make an arrangement certain: Flights should be confirmed 48 hours before departure.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
be confirmed to become a member of the Christian Church at a special ceremonyReligious ceremonies and prayers
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