confirmation

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  • Info Confirmation is a rite of initiation in several Christian denominations, normally carried out through anointing, the laying on of hands, and prayer, for the purpose of bestowing the Gift of the Holy Spirit.
  • At the time of his confirmation he had already read it three times.
  • This story and others are important to local people even though there is no historical confirmation.
  • There is no official confirmation when either album will be released.
  • No independent confirmation or support has ever emerged for any of these claims.
  • There has been no confirmation on the building of the road except a part of the western section.
  • His confirmation inspired him to write some religious poems published in that paper.
  • Where one discovered only confirmations of his faith, the other could find nothing but reasons for doubt. Cited from Wieland, The Transformation, by Charles B. Brown
  • She received confirmation of this belief in his response to her letter.
  • In order to become a full member, a person goes through a process called "confirmation".
  • Further research of the surrounding area is needed for range confirmation.
  • The bureau chief decided against running the story until more details and further confirmation had been obtained.
  • It is one of the few sites in the nation with physical confirmation of their visit.
  • No official confirmation came for an extended period of time.
  • The year of his death is widely accepted, and confirmation for this can be found in numerous sources.
  • Several other visual confirmations were made throughout the rest of the year.
  • Besides a family history of the disease, only a laboratory analysis can provide final confirmation.
  • However, back in their dressing rooms they received confirmation and broke down in tears.
  • Laboratory confirmation can usually be obtained in half an hour or less.
  • Today usually no great use is made of the confirmation name, although some treat it as an additional middle name.
  • Confirmations were not very frequent in our little village at this time. Cited from A Great Emergency and Other Tales, by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
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Words starting with confirmation

Meaning of confirmation

  • noun Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun Information that confirms or verifies
  • noun A ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at pentecost) to admit as adult members of the jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in judaism
  • noun A sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church