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confirmand

[kon-fer-mand, kon-fer-mand] /ˌkɒn fərˈmænd, ˈkɒn fərˌmænd/
noun
1.
a candidate for or recipient of religious confirmation.
Origin of confirmand
1880-1885
1880-85; < Latin confirmandus to be confirmed, gerund of confirmāre to confirm
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  • The promises expected from a confirmand,—to which they also must have bound themselves,—are thus summarized.

    The Moravians in Georgia Adelaide L. Fries
British Dictionary definitions for confirmand

confirmand

/ˈkɒnfəˌmænd/
noun
1.
a candidate for confirmation
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