reaffirmation

noun
re·af·fir·ma·tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌa-fər-ˈmā-shən \
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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