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American English: /əˈfərm/
British English: /əˈfəːm/

Translation of affirm in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (assert)
    yes, they will, he affirmed
    —sí, lo harán —aseveró or declaró
    a pilgrimage to affirm their faith
    una peregrinación para manifestar públicamente su fe
    Example sentences
    • That the company's technology deficit should be so publicly acknowledged affirms that it longs to catch up: it doesn't usually publicize tactical withdrawals until long after the fact.
    • It was a beautiful ritual that allowed me to publicly affirm the vows that I had sworn so many years before.
    • In this way, he publicly affirmed his restored links with the left-wing, experts said.
    Example sentences
    • As part of the message, he affirmed the team's support for the struggle of the tribal people for dignity, respect and liberty.
    • While Legault affirmed his support for the 67-year-old leader, he said he could change his mind at a later date.
    • Willinsky notes that citations are often used for one's own purposes, to support or affirm a particular idea.
  • 2 (confirm, ratify) (Law)
    Example sentences
    • Judgment in favor of patentee respecting validity issues was affirmed on interlocutory appeal, in suit against the parent.
    • This wide discretion of the chief constable to keep the peace was affirmed by the House of Lords.
    • Three and one-half years later, the resulting Final Judgment affirms the validity of the original agreement.

intransitive verb

  • jurar por su ( or mi etc. ) honor
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