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Definition 1: a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand - [noun denoting act]

(affirmation is a kind of ...) (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it

(affirmation belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for affirmation in the sense of this definition

(affirmation is a kind of ...) a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

(... is a kind of affirmation ) renewed affirmation

(... is a kind of affirmation ) an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion

"a profession of disagreement"

(... is a kind of affirmation ) a reply of affirmation

"he answered in the affirmative"

Definition 3: (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds) - [noun denoting communication]

(affirmation is a kind of ...) a message that makes a pledge

(... is a kind of affirmation ) affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith

"a profession of Christianity"

(affirmation belongs to category ...) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

"he lost his faith but not his morality"

Definition 4: the act of affirming or asserting or stating something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for affirmation in the sense of this definition

(affirmation is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of affirmation ) one chap's arbitrary assertion

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