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EtymologyEdit

From Old French confirmacion, from Latin cōnfirmātiō, noun of process from cōnfirmātus (confirmed), perfect passive participle of cōnfirmāre, from con- (with) + firmāre (to firm or strengthen)

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confirmation (countable and uncountable, plural confirmations)

  1. An official indicator that things will happen as planned.
    We will send you a written confirmation of your hotel booking.
  2. A verification that something is true or has happened.
    The announcement in the newspaper was a confirmation of my suspicions.
  3. A ceremony of sealing and conscious acknowledgement of the faith in many Christian churches, typically around the ages of 14 to 18; considered a sacrament in some churches, including Catholicism, but not in most Protestant churches.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French confirmacion, from Latin cōnfirmātiō

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

confirmation f (plural confirmations)

  1. confirmation (all senses)

InterlinguaEdit

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confirmation (plural confirmationes)

  1. confirmation, verification