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reaffirm Syllabification: re·af·firm
Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈfərm/

Definition of reaffirm in English:


[reporting verb]
1State again as a fact; assert again strongly: the prime minister reaffirmed his commitment to the agreement [with clause]: he reaffirmed that it was essential to strengthen the rule of law
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  • With this decision, the Board reaffirms its strong commitment to the Olympic ideal of unity through sport, and fair and balanced treatment of all athletes.
  • We have reaffirmed our commitment to Canadian aid.
  • Macalester should reaffirm and continue its commitment to meeting the full demonstrated need of all admitted students.
1.1 [with object] Confirm the validity or correctness of (something previously established): the election reaffirmed his position as leader
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  • It was an encore to Athens-the chance for the established breed to reaffirm elite standing.
  • Although the Pontiff is the universal leader of more than a billion Catholics, the election reaffirms the intimate link between the Papacy and the eternal city.
  • The April and July elections reaffirmed the strength of moderate Islam in Indonesia.
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