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confirm

Pronunciation: /kənˈfɜːrm; kənˈfɜːm/

Translation of confirm in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (substantiate) [report/reservation/order] confirmar we were confirmed in our suspicions nuestras sospechas se vieron confirmadas
    Example sentences
    • This apparently well conducted study also confirms the previously established benefits of antibiotics in reducing the duration of symptoms.
    • This time, a female officer wanted to confirm the intruder had left the premises and asked for a description of him.
    • Suspected scabies may be confirmed by microscopic identification of the mite or its feces in skin scrapings.
    Example sentences
    • We were told that the mortgage would be paid off within 10 years with a surplus bonus at current interest rates and received a letter confirming this arrangement.
    • Passengers who have already made bookings have now been told to confirm their arrangements - or risk losing them.
    • Yesterday I rang her to confirm the final arrangements for meeting up at the beginning of next week.
    1.2 (ratify) [formal] [treaty/agreement] ratificar*
    Example sentences
    • The sacrament of marriage is in this context at best a matter of romantic deference to tradition, confirming a decision already taken to ‘live together’.
    • Secondly, there was no evidence called to indicate that the Board of Directors ever approved, ratified or confirmed any agreement.
    • I thank her for confirming my decision and dismiss the matter from my mind.
    1.3
    (confirmed past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [bachelor/liar] empedernido she is a confirmed believer in strict discipline cree firmemente en la disciplina
    Example sentences
    • This of course confirmed her in her opinion, for Grandpa's pride in his own awfulness was his distinguishing trait.
    • Viewing the radiographic evidence confirmed him in the idea that he had arrived at.
    • I think it likely that this further information confirmed him in his view that he must have it.
  • 2 [Religion/Religión] confirmar
    Example sentences
    • Yet most Catholic parents will make practicing Catholicism mandatory for their children and the Church confirms young adults usually around 14.
    • The Western Church confirms its members at various ages (commonly age 12-15 in Canada).
    • As a child raised in France, she had been baptized and confirmed in the Catholic Church, but abandoned its dogmas early on.

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