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Noun
/ˌkänfərˈmāSHən/,
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confirmations, plural;
  1. The action of confirming something or the state of being confirmed
    • - Sylvia received official confirmation of the instructorship
  2. (in the Christian Church) The rite at which a baptized person, esp. one baptized as an infant, affirms Christian belief and is admitted as a full member of the church

  3. The Jewish ceremony of bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah


  1. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
  2. information that confirms or verifies
  3. ratification: making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment"
  4. 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
  5. a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church
  6. (confirm) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
  7. Confirmation is a rite of initiation in Christian churches, normally carried out through the laying on of hands and prayer, and possibly also anointing, for the purpose of bestowing the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.
  8. Confirmation, also known as Chrismation, is one of the seven sacraments through which Catholics pass in the process of their religious upbringing. According to Catholic doctrine, in this sacrament they receive the Holy Spirit.
  9. "Confirmation" is a bebop standard composed by saxophonist Charlie Parker in 1946. It is known as a challenging number due to its long, complex head and rapid chord changes, which feature an extended cycle of fifths.
  10. Tenure commonly refers to life tenure in a job and specifically to a senior academic's contractual right not to have his or her position terminated without just cause.
  11. Verificationism is the idea that a statement or question only has meaning if there is some way to determine if the statement is true, or what the answer to the question is.
  12. In the Latter Day Saint movement, Confirmation, also called The Gift of the Holy Ghost, is an ordinance involving the laying on of hands performed after baptism, in which the initiate becomes an official member of the congregation and receives spiritual gifts. ...
  13. An official indicator that things will happen as planned; Verification that something has happened; A sacrament of sealing and strengthening in many Christian Churches, often including a ceremony of anointing
  14. (confirm) To strengthen; to make firm; To confer the Christian sacrament of confirmation; To assure the accuracy of previous statements
  15. (Confirmations) No confirmation letter will be sent. If you require proof of registration or a receipt, please call Nancy Silva at (401) 277-3616 extension 113.
  16. (confirm) to show/state that something is certain
  17. (confirm) v.  provide evidence for the truth or correctness of (a report, an opinion, etc); establish the truth of
  18. (Confirm) to make sure of the truth of
  19. (CONFIRM) Short for a confirmation. It is ABI policy to confirm each scheduled deposition (or "job") with the taking law firm the day before the deposition is scheduled to occur. ...
  20. (Confirm) The process of approving gubernatorial appointments to executive departments and many boards and commissions.
  21. (confirm (confirmation)) Communication with outside parties to authenticate internal evidence.
  22. (confirm) "To ascertain through appropriate inquiry and investigation." DSG 1.9.
  23. Confirm means "to make certain or establish". When we send out an offer of admission, we always ask you to "confirm" the offer. What we're asking is that you let us know whether you accept or decline the offer.
  24. (Confirmed) An L/C guaranteed by both the issuing and advising banks of payment so long as seller's documents are in order, and the L/C terms are met.  Only applied to irrevocable L/C's. The confirming bank assumes the credit risk of the issuing bank.
  25. A Confirmed LC is one to which a second bank, usually in the Exporter's country and at the Exporter's request, adds its own commitment (confirmation) that payment will be made. ...