reaffirmation

noun re·af·fir·ma·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌa-fər-ˈmā-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reaffirmation

plural reaffirmations
: 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

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