reconfirm

verb
re·​con·​firm | \ ˌrē-kən-ˈfərm \
reconfirmed; reconfirming; reconfirms

Definition of reconfirm

transitive verb

: to confirm again also : to establish more strongly

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Other Words from reconfirm

reconfirmation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌkän-​fər-​ˈmā-​shən \ noun

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These days, amid Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric, incidents of people being berated for speaking Spanish have gone viral on social media — reconfirming español's status as perhaps the most polarizing language in the U.S. today. latimes.com, "Today: A Plastic Purge, or the Last Straw?," 29 May 2018 Ford used the 100th anniversary celebration for its Rouge complex on Thursday to reconfirm plans to introduce a hybrid F-150 in 2020. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "Ford F-150 hybrid confirmed for 2020," 27 Sep. 2018 As ComicBook reported, the streaming service reconfirmed the date for the forthcoming Sabrina reboot series, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina which drops on Oct. 26. Claire Dodson, Teen Vogue, "Netflix Is Adding New Halloween Horror Movies and TV Shows in October," 24 Sep. 2018 South and North would reconfirm their will to achieve denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. Hyuk Kim, Washington Post, "What will North and South Korean leaders talk about tomorrow? Here’s a cheat sheet.," 26 Apr. 2018 Such areas also experienced a surge in their share of Yelp reviews by visitors to New York, a measure that researchers said reconfirmed their employment findings. Tracy Jan, latimes.com, "Study suggests white neigborhoods see more economic benefits from Airbnb," 12 July 2018 At its subsequent meetings, the FATF has reconfirmed this suspension, despite noting as recently as February that Iran had a raft of material outstanding deficiencies. Tom Keatinge, Time, "Another Death Knell for the Iran Nuclear Deal," 4 July 2018 There is a trend, reconfirmed by today’s NHIS survey data, of more Americans buying high-deductible policies requiring them to pay a hefty sum before their benefits fully kick in. Washington Post, "The Health 202: Trump's moves haven't yet significantly decreased the number of people with health insurance," 22 May 2018 The public clearly sees little point in signing up: just 80,000 of the 2.5m former members of the Democrat party, the country’s oldest, chose to reconfirm their status. The Economist, "Thailand’s ruling junta is preparing to hold an election—and to win it," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of reconfirm

1587, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reconfirm was in 1587

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