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affirmed

verb
past tense of affirm

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1 to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • unwilling to affirm without further study that the painting is an original Rembrandt

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2 to state clearly and strongly
  • our business partner affirmed his trust in us, and we in turn promised not to let him down

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“Affirmed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/affirmed. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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