It looks like the courts are getting ready to affirm a controversial ruling that could cause Argentina to default once again.
They are demanding that the rest of us affirm their bad theology and codify it in the law.
So when we progress, when we affirm ourselves, we should not threaten them.
Advocates claimed that it helped to preserve virtue and to affirm the application of Sharia law.
Like Soul Surfer, the project was developed by affirm Films, and marketed heavily to the Christian community.
On the other hand, I affirm, we do know whence we come and whither we go!
Dear Scott,—Far be it from me to affirm that there are no diviners in the land.
It would be idle either to affirm or to deny that the last half-century has produced men of science of the calibre of Newton.
But he hesitated to affirm any essential inferiority in the negro race.
Imprison him as a criminal, and I affirm to you that he will be lost.
c.1300, from Old French afermier (Modern French affirmer) "affirm, confirm; strengthen, consolidate," from Latin affirmare "to make steady, strengthen," figuratively "confirm, corroborate," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + firmare "strengthen, make firm," from firmus "strong" (see firm (adj.)). Spelling refashioned 16c. in French and English on Latin model. Related: Affirmed; affirming.