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Definition of "affirmation" []

  • The act of affirming or the state of being affirmed; assertion. (noun)
  • Something declared to be true; a positive statement or judgment. (noun)
  • Law A solemn declaration given in place of a sworn statement by a person who conscientiously objects to taking an oath. (noun)
  • The act of affirming or the state of being affirmed (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A statement of the existence or truth of something; assertion (noun)
  • A solemn declaration permitted on grounds of conscientious objection to taking an oath (noun)

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Use "affirmation" in a sentence
  • "First of all the Inquisition was historically after the caliphate, but the affirmation is also wrong in its contents."
  • "One reason for this affirmation is that it was believed that only a Christian would understand that government office holder is responsible to God."
  • "As in affirmation; or even in “To sleep, perchance to dream.”"