Definition of 'affirm'
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Connect in ways that affirm the importance of relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The new government should affirm its commitment to the notion of universities as places of humane scholarship as well as of scientific research. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)But we have also used the past four years to change our party and affirm our commitment to the values of our public services. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Premier himself stepping onto the podium at the end to affirm the importance of music in national life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A lower court affirmed the ruling last week, prompting an appeal by the companies involved. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A federal appeals court affirmed the district court's ruling. Christianity Today (2000)Unsurprisingly, each artist affirms the importance of getting on with your co-writer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is affirming the importance of sound teaching, of moral guidance, and of good laws. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'affirm'
British English: affirm VERB
If you affirm that something is true or that something exists, you state firmly and publicly that it is true or exists.
The court affirmed that the information can be made public under the Freedom of Information Act.
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