confirmatory

or con·firm·a·tive

[ kuhn-fur-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee or kuhn-fur-muh-tiv ]
/ kənˈfɜr məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i or kənˈfɜr mə tɪv /

adjective

serving to confirm; corroborative.

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Origin of confirmatory

1630–40; <Medieval Latin confirmātōrius, equivalent to Latin confirmā(re) (see confirm) + -tōrius-tory1

OTHER WORDS FROM confirmatory

non·con·firm·a·tive, adjectivenon·con·firm·a·to·ry, adjectiveun·con·firm·a·tive, adjectiveun·con·firm·a·to·ry, adjective
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