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affirmation
In courts, an oath, or a declaration in place of an oath for people whose religious beliefs prohibit oaths, to tell the truth and nothing but the truth when giving legal testimony.
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affirmation (af" uhr MAY shuhn) (s) (noun), affirmations (pl)
1. An assertion of support or agreement.
2. A positive statement, or the declaration, of the truth or existence of something.
3. A formal declaration acceptable in a court, usually made by someone who has a conscientious objection to taking an oath: The Constitution of the U.S. provides for an oath or an affirmation by officeholders.
4. A confirmation, or ratification, of the truth or validity of a prior judgment, decision, etc.