confirmand

[ kon-fer-mand, kon-fer-mand ]
/ ˌkɒn fərˈmænd, ˈkɒn fərˌmænd /

noun

a candidate for or recipient of religious confirmation.

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Origin of confirmand

1880–85; < Latin confirmandus to be confirmed, gerund of confirmāre to confirm
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Example sentences from the Web for confirmand

  • The promises expected from a Confirmand,—to which they also must have bound themselves,—are thus summarized.

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British Dictionary definitions for confirmand

confirmand
/ (ˈkɒnfəˌmænd) /

noun

a candidate for confirmation
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