[ kuhn-fur-muh-tawr-ee ]
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  1. serving to confirm; corroborative.

Origin of confirmatory

1630–40; <Medieval Latin confirmātōrius, equivalent to Latin confirmā(re) (see confirm) + -tōrius-tory1
  • Also con·firm·a·tive [kuhn-fur-muh-tiv] /kənˈfɜr mə tɪv/ .

Other words from confirmatory

  • non·con·firm·a·tive, adjective
  • non·con·firm·a·to·ry, adjective
  • un·con·firm·a·tive, adjective
  • un·con·firm·a·to·ry, adjective

Words Nearby confirmatory Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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