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to publicly show your support for an opinion or idea: The government has affirmed its commitment to equal rights. to state your support for an idea, opinion, etc. to state something as true: [ + (that) ] The suspect affirmed (that) he had been at home all evening. She affirmed her intention to apply
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  • to publicly show your support for an opinion or idea: The government has affirmed its commitment to equal rights.
  • to state your support for an idea, opinion, etc.
  • to state something as true: [ + (that) ] The suspect affirmed (that) he had been at home all evening. She affirmed her intention to apply for the post.
  • to state something is true, or to state your support for an idea, opinion, etc.: [ T ] Applicants signed a form affirming their citizenship. [ + that clause ] These stories affirmed that the world is strange.
  • [ T ] Applicants signed a form affirming their citizenship. [ + that clause ] These stories affirmed that the world is strange.

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