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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A positive statement.

Usage examples (38)
  • The detectives were looking for affirmation of the criminal's guilt.
  • The guard nodded in affirmation and stepped nearer, listening.
  • As in affirmation; or even in “To sleep, perchance to dream.”
  • They all cast about for a name, and choose largely in affirmation of some self-proclamation. for more
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