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  • v. Present participle of affirm.


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  • We communicate and share complete and unbiased information with patients and families in affirming and useful ways.

    Learn about Family-Centered Care at CHOP

  • We call on all advocates of human rights and defenders of the law to unite their voices with the Association of Independent Iraqi Jurists in affirming its humanitarian and legal position, and prevent human rights violations in a democratic Iraq.

    Washington Post Shills for Terrorists « Blog

  • Although Tanenhaus ultimately does reveal his storytelling preference in affirming those writers who have managed the feat of "making their imagined creations more relevant to our complicated moment."

    Narrative Strategies

  • This is the menace of socialism, and in affirming it and in tallying myself an adherent of it, I accept my own consequent unrespectability.


  • It is true that the festivities were prone to periodically degenerate into rowdiness, but they also had a very positive aspect in affirming and renewing social ties.

    Matthew Yglesias » The War on Christmas: The Early Years

  • Plaintiff's attorney presented a reasonable excuse for not appearing on the return date of the motion in affirming that he was informed by a court clerk that his appearance was not required.

    First Department

  • Con Tinta is a coalition of cultural activists (Chicano/Latino poets and writers) who believe in affirming a positive and pro-active presence in American literature.

    Indicator Species : Emily Warn : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Once again, one need not even comment on the law in affirming the substance of my preceding sentence here.


  • The U.S. Supreme Court, in affirming the constitutionality of the McCain-Feingold speech restrictions, advocated deference toward elected officials when they write laws regulating speech about elected officials and their deeds.

    Sound Politics: George Will on Censorship of Political Speech

  • There is very little point in affirming that Parliament legislates in this country when the truth is that Parliament has no right to reject EU directives and regulations.

    Wanted: set of British values


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