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- adj. Able to be affirmed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being affirmed, asserted, or declared; -- followed by of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being affirmed, asserted, or declared: followed by of: as, an attribute affirmable of every just man.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being affirmed or asserted
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Amit, you are making your argument too general. of course it matters that this collective has certain affirmable traits, namely a psychological disposition to be the way that they are. otherwise, whole societies could use Judaism however they want to if their society feels a certain way.
Just as the filioque seems to me logically affirmable in addition to, not instead of, the monarchy of the Father, so the doctrine of papal authority defined at Vatican I is logically affirmable in addition to, not instead of, synodality.
In transport, we promote the use of targeted procurement, which ensures the development of entrepreneurs, SMMEs and the growth of affirmable business enterprises (ABES).
Almost R449-million of this was awarded to "affirmable business enterprises".
Though government has succeeded in growing the stake of previously disadvantaged individuals (PDIs) and affirmable business entities (ABEs) there remains a need to build Black contractor capacity in South Africa.
He said that although there had been a clear increase in participation by "affirmable business enterprises" since the policy came into force in 1996, none of them were acting as prime contractors in projects worth more than R2 million.
This translated into R589 million with about R224 million targeting affirmable business enterprises, Radebe said.
The department was committed to its role providing services and empowering "affirmable business enterprises" within the construction industry.
These truths, though affirmable of all things whatever, of course apply to them only in respect of their quantity.
This seems to be affirmable (for instance) of the conclusions arrived at in the following passage, extracted, with some alterations, from a criticism on the negative philosophy of the eighteenth century, (280) and which I quote, though (as in some former instances) from myself, because I have no better way of illustrating the conception I have formed of the kind of theorems of which sociological statics would consist.