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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of affirm.

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  • noun thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1978

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Examples

  • “Today, the Supreme Court once again affirmed the validity of the rules under which this recount was conducted,” Mr. Elias said.

    Minnesota Board Certifies Franken Win - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • “Today, the Supreme Court once again affirmed the validity of the rules under which this recount was conducted,” Mr. Elias said.

    Minnesota Board Certifies Franken Win - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Cherry Blossom in horrible pidgin English affirmed that all was well, all was happiness and delight and bliss in the realm beyond.

    Galusha the Magnificent

  • He had not been well for some time before, but whether he really felt as indisposed on this occasion as he affirmed is open to doubt.

    My Three Years in Manipur and Escape from the Recent Mutiny

  • Convicted killer Lister Jack yesterday had his 25-year jail term affirmed by the Court of Appeal.

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  • The G-7 after the call affirmed members' commitment to "taking coordinated action where needed, to ensuring liquidity, and to supporting financial-market functioning, financial stability and economic growth."

    Markets Brace for Downgrade's Toll

  • Also having that call affirmed through several rounds of discernment, in my congregation, and then at seminary and then in the diocese.

    Mpho Tutu: Her Faith, Her Ministry And Her Father

  • At yesterday's bilateral meeting between President Yeltsin and President Clinton, President Yeltsin in the strongest terms affirmed that it was in Russia's national interest not to have its high tech products diverted to countries which -- including Iran -- are trying to develop weapons of mass destruction.

    Background Briefing On The Eu Meeting

  • For this, a decentralisation of the initiative is necessary, or in other words, an affirmed self-organisation of the struggle.

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  • But if we take the task of analyzing terms to be that of making explicit and systematizing the platitudes employing that term affirmed by masterful users of that term (Smith 1994, pp. 29-32), and we note that many thoughtful Jews and Christians who otherwise appear to be masterful users of the language of moral obligation have rejected, either explicitly or implicitly, the notion that an act is obligatory if and only if it has been commanded by God, then we would have some reason to doubt whether the analysis formulation of theological voluntarism is defensible.

    Theological Voluntarism

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