reaffirmation

noun
re·​af·​fir·​ma·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌa-fər-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce reaffirmation (audio) \
plural reaffirmations

Definition of reaffirmation

: a second or subsequent affirmation : the act of reaffirming something or the condition of being reaffirmed a reaffirmation of the country's founding principles Her announcement Friday served as a reaffirmation of her desire to continue in that instrumental role …— Sean Sullivan

First Known Use of reaffirmation

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Reaffirmation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reaffirmation. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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