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Definition of "confirmatory" [con•firm•a•to•ry]

  • That which confirms, as one's word. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "confirmatory" in a sentence
  • "Of course, rituals can be contrived both to reduce contingency [so-called confirmatory rites] and to create it [rites of resistance]; the connections here are multiple and complex."
  • "The deal is also subject to "confirmatory" due diligence by"
  • "As Dermot has speculated, the government could introduce the mayors first, given them a trial run, then hold 'confirmatory' referendums to see if people in places like Manchester want to keep them or not."