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affirmed

[ uh-furmd ]
/ əˈfɜrmd /
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adjective
positively stated or asserted, often in a formal way: That position is not in agreement with the affirmed teaching of the Anglican communion.
supported by the approval, recognition, or encouragement given by others: In strong and healthy relationships, people feel affirmed, validated, and respected.
confirmed or ratified: He was certainly not considered highly contagious, and there were no affirmed reports that the illness was passed on to other passengers.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of affirm.
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OTHER WORDS FROM affirmed

un·af·firmed, adjective
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