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Noun: confirmation  ,kón-fu(r)'mey-shun
  1. Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact, hypothesis or theory) is correct
    "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory";
    - verification, check, substantiation
  2. Information that confirms or verifies
  3. Making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
    "confirmation of the appointment";
    - ratification
  4. A ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism
  5. A sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church

Sounds like: conformation

Derived forms: confirmations

Type of: agreement, cogent evidence, gen [Brit, informal], info [informal], information, proof, religious ceremony, religious ritual, sacrament

Encyclopedia: Confirmation