Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fixing or steadying.

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Examples

  • Patel expects the Board to make the con - firmation this afternoon.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This is further con - firmation that the government is on the right track.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I can't believe I just heard that, can W looked towards the five workmen at a nearby table firmation. i't you think he's a ponce, leaving his kids in the trying lurch and his old woman potless while he reaps efit of her couple of grand? 'men nodded vigorously.

    two women

  • She made a honk of af - firmation, coming to a halt on one of the Lattice plateaus.

    Unicorn Point

  • To provide a ground for the State, now that natural growth or providential design were no longer considered sufficient to legitimize power, political theorists turned to the notion of the “social contract” — an abstract notion for which some con - firmation could be found in historical facts, but whose rational value was entirely independent of that con - firmation.

    THE STATE

  • The Mohammedan Hadj or pilgrimage, and the visit to the Kaaba, are, therefore, nothing more than a continuation and con-firmation of the ancient custom.

    Travels in Arabia; comprehending an account of those territories in Hedjaz which the Mohammedans regard as sacred

  • When Logitech's UK office was contacted by CVG, they got a very strange non-firmation:

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  • The application distribution process will also be very similar to that of the iPhone, since Google will roll out an application store (mistakenly dubbed "App store" by Brin during the presentation, just as one more con firmation of how the two platform are similar to this regard) as well as a version of Amazon's digital music store which will offer over 6 million DRM-free tracks, to compete with the very popular iTunes.

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  • But as in the cafe of the iirft printer, fo in this of his firft production, we have a teftimony likewifc from himfelf in con - firmation of this book; for, in the recital of his works, he men - tions it the firlt in order, belbre the Book of Chefle, which feems to be a good riafon fpr its being the very firit printed book in England.

    Typographical antiquities. History, origin, and progress, of the art of printing, from its first invention in Germany to the end of the seventeenth century;

  • Every Day affords fresh instances and adds distressing con - firmation of the inconstancy of Fortune, of the uncertainty of Ijfe, and the Vanity of all worldly prospects.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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