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[uh-fur-muh ns]
  1. affirmation.
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Origin of affirmance

1350–1400; Middle English affermance < Middle French; see affirm, -ance
Related formsnon·af·firm·ance, noun
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Historical Examples of affirmance

  • It required not the affirmance, and could not be negatived, by the state governments.

    The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4

    Albert J. Beveridge

  • He confessed just before the Court of Appeals filed its opinion of affirmance in your case.

    The Red Mouse

    William Hamilton Osborne

  • It demanded the affirmance of the oft-repeated declaration that there should be no more slave States admitted into the Union.

    Robert Toombs

    Pleasant A. Stovall

  • Tom, though against all form of law, rejoined in affirmance of the words.

  • The Attorney-General supported Mr. Walpole in affirmance of this principle.