Definition of confirmation
- the confirmation of a Supreme Court nominee
- found confirmation of a theory
- The report needed confirmation.
Reporters awaited confirmation from the army about the battle.
We don't have independent confirmation of the facts.
Final confirmation came only after the investigation was completed.
You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your order.
You will receive confirmation of your order by e-mail.
Many senators are opposed to his confirmation as a federal judge.
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: proof which shows that something is true or correct
: a response which shows that information is received and understood; especially : a response that makes a purchase, appointment, etc., definite or official
: the act of giving official approval to something or someone
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