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confirmation

con·fir·ma·tion

confirmation

 
pronunciation:
kan fr meI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of confirming.
synonyms:
corroboration, substantiation, validation, verification
antonyms:
contradiction
similar words:
affirmation, authorization, proof, proving, reinforcement, strengthening
definition 2: that which confirms.
The article was a confirmation of what I already knew.
synonyms:
corroboration, validation, verification
antonyms:
contradiction
similar words:
affirmation, certification, proof, reinforcement
definition 3: a religious rite or ceremony performed to admit a person to full adult membership in a church.
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