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affirm
To uphold the opinion or decision of a lower trial court; usually, an action by an appellate court.
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affirm (uh FUHRM) (verb), affirms; affirmed; affirming
1. To declare positively that something is true: "She affirmed that her son told the truth."
2. To declare support or admiration for someone or something: "The government affirmed its commitment to solve the financial problems."
3. To declare positively, or firmly, to maintain that something is true.
4. To state something as a fact and so to assert strongly and publicly.
5. To make a statement formally in court, but not under oath: "She affirmed that she was telling the truth and nothing but the truth."
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(Latin: affirm, wish, commit; to promise solemnly, to pledge, to give earnestly)