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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 or proving.
The editor told the reporter that the story needed confirmation before it could be published.
similar words:
proof, proving, strengthening
definition 2: something that confirms or proves.
The success of the experiment was a confirmation of our theory.
similar words:
proof
definition 3: a ceremony that makes a person a member of a church or other religious organization.
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The word confirmation contains the following part:
firm Latin root that means make firm; support
antonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi