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[ US /ˌkɑnfɝˈmeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /kɒnfəmˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. information that confirms or verifies
  2. a ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism
  3. making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
    the ratification of the treaty
    confirmation of the appointment
  4. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  5. a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church
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How To Use confirmation In A Sentence

  • Symbian's rivals have been tagging the company as Nokia's poodle for a couple of years now, and the deal is being widely seen as confirmation.
  • The NRC team visited the Louvre at the request of the Centre de recherche et de restauration des musées de France, which wanted confirmation that its preservation techniques for the masterpiece are the best available. MILLION DOLLAR SMILE
  • What we have seen in various states is little more than the confirmation of old maxims about how and why governments grow and what, if anything, can be done to arrest that growth.
  • But such a belief is hard to maintain and is hence vulnerable to disconfirmation in various ways.
  • I beg for each and all of you confirmations and assistance from the threshold of oneness, so that those gatherings may become ignited like unto candles, in the republics of America, enkindling the light of the love of God in the hearts; thus the rays of the heavenly teachings may begem and brighten the states of America like the infinitude of immensity with the stars of the Most Great Guidance. Tablets of the Divine Plan
  • And final confirmation of my poor state of mind from lack of sleep came when Mark returned from going out.
  • Another confirmation of the transformation of the press was its proneness for take-over for financial rather than political ends.
  • Although he apparently waited for confirmation from his bank that the cheque had cleared before making the payments, he was subsequently advised that the cheque was fraudulent and had been dishonoured.
  • A sense of unease and foreboding quickly descended on the crowded chamber, followed by a hush minutes later when confirmation came through of what had happened.
  • Rumours of a bid last week sent the stock soaring but yesterday investors headed for the exit as confirmation of an approach failed to materialise.
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