Definition of Affirmation in English :

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Affirmation meaning in English

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1. affirmation, avouchment, avowal

a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

2. affirmation, assertion, statement

the act of affirming or asserting or stating something

3. affirmation

(religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)

4. affirmation

a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of affirmation
the act of affirming or the state of being affirmed
a statement of the existence or truth of something; assertion
3. law
a solemn declaration permitted on grounds of conscientious objection to taking an oath

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see synonyms of affirmation
the act of affirming
something affirmed; positive declaration; assertion
3.  Law
a solemn declaration, but not under oath: permitted to one who has conscientious objections to taking oaths

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of affirmation
1. The act of affirming or the state of being affirmed; assertion.
2. Something declared to be true; a positive statement or judgment.
3. A statement intended to provide encouragement, emotional support, or motivation, especially when used for the purpose of autosuggestion.
4. Law The assertion that the testimony one gives is true and equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.

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