Definition of confirmand in English:

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confirmand

Pronunciation: /kənˈfərmənd/

noun

A person who is to undergo the religious rite of confirmation.
Example sentences
  • Confirmation branded its confirmands on their foreheads with the mark of episcopacy, and it was an in-your-face gesture to nonconformists and to others who held a low view of the episcopal office.
  • That was all the priest who taught our group of confirmands believed to be necessary, and it was not adequate.
  • On confirmation Sunday at our church, each confirmand's Scripture passage was printed in the bulletin.

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Syllabification: con·fir·mand

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