Confirmation


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confirmation

verification: receive an e-mail confirmation for an order placed online; a religious rite or ceremony: Her whole family attended her confirmation.
Not to be confused with:
conformation – symmetrical arrangement of parts: The conformation of the structure was very pleasing.
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con·fir·ma·tion

(kŏn′fər-mā′shən)n.1.
b. Something that confirms; verification.
2.
a. A Christian rite admitting a baptized person to full membership in a church.
b. A ceremony in Judaism that marks the completion of a young person's religious training.
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confirmation

(ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃən) n
2. something that confirms; verification
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a rite in several Christian churches that confirms a baptized person in his or her faith and admits him or her to full participation in the church
4. (Philosophy) (in the philosophy of science) the relationship between an observation and the theory which it supposedly renders more probable. Compare hypothetico-deductive
Confirmation bias examples
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con•fir•ma•tion

(ˌkɒn fərˈmeɪ ʃən)
n.
2. the state of being confirmed.
3. something that confirms, as a corroborative statement or piece of evidence.
4. a Christian rite administered to baptized persons, regarded as a sacrament endowing gifts of the Holy Spirit or as a ceremony of admission to full communion with a church.
5. a ceremony among Reform and some Conservative Jews in which a young person is formally admitted as an adult member of the community.
con`fir•ma′tion•al,adj.
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Noun1.confirmation - additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; 'fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory'
substantiation, verification, check
cogent evidence, proof - any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; 'if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it'
bed check - a check that everyone is in bed by the time they should be
crosscheck - an instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources
odd-even check, parity check, redundancy check - a system of checking for errors in computer functioning
checksum - a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data; used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission or storage
2.confirmation - information that confirms or verifies
info, information - a message received and understood
reenforcement, reinforcement - information that makes more forcible or convincing; 'his gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his complaints'
corroboration, documentation, certification - confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence
3.confirmation - making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; 'the ratification of the treaty'; 'confirmation of the appointment'
agreement - the verbal act of agreeing
4.confirmation - a ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism
religious ceremony, religious ritual - a ceremony having religious meaning
5.confirmation - a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church
sacrament - a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction
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confirmation

noun
1.proof, evidence, testimony, verification, ratification, validation, corroboration, authentication, substantiationHe took her resignation as confirmation of their suspicions.
proofdenial, contradiction, repudiation, disavowal
2.affirmation, approval, acceptance, endorsement, ratification, assent, agreementShe glanced over at James for confirmation of what she'd said.
affirmationrefusal, rejection, cancellation, disapproval, annulment
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confirmation

noun
1. An act of confirming officially:
2. That which confirms:
attestation, authentication, corroboration, demonstration, evidence, proof, substantiation, testament, testimonial, testimony, validation, verification, warrant.
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potvrzeníbiřmování
vahvistuskonfirmaatio
potvrda
fermingstaîfesting; ferming
確認
potrditev
การยืนยัน
sự xác nhận

confirmation

[ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃən]NConfirmation
2. (Rel) → confirmaciónf
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confirmation

[ˌkɒnfərˈmeɪʃən]n
(= corroboration) [report, rumour, fear] → confirmationf
[appointment, arrangement] → confirmationf; [booking, reservation] → confirmationf
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confirmation

n
Bestätigungf; a letter in confirmation (of)ein Briefmzuror als Bestätigung(+gen)
(Eccl) → Konfirmationf; (of Roman Catholics)Firmungf; confirmation classesKonfirmanden-/Firmunterrichtm
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confirmation

[ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃn]nconferma (Rel) → cresima
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confirm

(Confirmationkənˈfəːm) verb
1. to establish or make quite certain. They confirmed their hotel booking by letter. beaam, bevestig; bekragtig يُؤَكِّد потвърждавам confirmar potvrdit bestätigen, bekräftigen bekræfte επιβεβαιώνωconfirmar kinnitama تایید کردن؛ تصدیق کردن vahvistaa confirmer לְאָשֵר पक्का करना učvrstiti megerősít mengukuhkan staðfesta confermare 確認する 입증하다 patvirtinti apliecināt; apstiprināt mengesahkan bevestigenbekrefte, stadfeste potwierdzać ملاتړ كول، تا ئيدول (دعقيدى او نورو)، تصديقول(دقرار داد او نورو)، ثابتول، غښتلى كول confirmar a confirma подтверждать potvrdiť potrditi potvrditi bekräfta ยืนยัน doğrulamak 證實,確認 підтверджувати مستحكم كرنا، پکا کرنا khẳng định 证实
2. to admit to full membership of certain Christian churches. aanneem بَمْنَحُ سِر التَّثْبيت давам първо причастие crismar biřmovat konfirmieren konfirmere παίρνω το (χριστιανικό) χρίσμα confirmar leeritama به عضویت پذیرفتن konfirmoida confirmer לְהִכָּנֵס בִּבְרִית הַכּנֵסִייָה कुछ विशेष चर्चों की पूर्ण सदस्यता देना potvrditi bérmál, konfirmál memberi penguatan ferma cresimare 堅信礼を施す 견진 성사를 베풀다 konfirmuoti iesvētīt; konfirmēt menerima confirmeren, vormenkonfirmere bierzmować په غړيتوب نيول crismar a confirma конфирмовать birmovať birmati krizmati konfirmera ประกอบพิธีศีลมหาสนิท kiliseye kabul etmek 批准 конфірмувати تصديق كرنا، توثيق كرنا làm lễ kiêm tín 批准
ˌconfirˈmation (kon-) noun
aanneming تأْكيد потвърждение confirmação potvrzení; biřmování die Bestätigung, die Konfirmation bekræftelse; konfirmation επιβεβαίωση, τελετή χρίσματος confirmación kinnitus; leeritamine تایید؛ مراسم به عضویت پذیری konfirmaatio confirmation אשור, אישור पुष्टिकरण potvrda, krizma, firma bérmálás, konfirmáció konfirmasi staðfesting; ferming conferma 確認 입증, 확인 patvirtinimas, konfirmacija apliecinājums; apstiprināšana; iesvētīšana pengesahan bevestiging, confirmatie, vorming bekreftelse, stadfesting; konfirmasjonpotwierdzenie, bierzmowanie ملاتړ، تائيد، تصديق: ثبوت يا سند: په عيسوى مذهب كې ديو چا دبشپړ ګډو لو او قبلولو مرا سم confirmação confirmare подтверждение; конфирмация birmovanie potrditev; birma potvrda bekräftelse, konfirmation การยืนยัน teyit, doğrulama 證實,確認,(天主教)堅信禮 підтвердження; конфірмація تصديق، توثيق sự xác nhận 证实,确认,(基督教中的)坚信礼
confirmand (-mand) noun
a person who receives religious confirmation or is a candidate for it. aannemeling, katkisant, geloofsleerling المَمْنوح سِر التَّثْبيت кандидат за първо причастие crismando konfirmand, biřmovanec der Konfirmant konfirmant που έχει λάβει ή πρόκειται να λάβει το (χριστιανικό) χρίσμα confirmando leerilaps نامزد عضویت konfirmoitu confirmand אָדַם שְׁנִכנָס בִּבְרִית הַכּנֵסִייָה धार्मिक पूर्ण सदस्यता पाने वाला व्यक्ति या उसका उम्मीदवार potvrđenik konfirmandus, bérmálandó calon/anggota Gereja cresimando 堅信礼を受ける人[] (가톨릭) 견진 성사 지원자 konfirmatas iesvētāmais anggota gereja telefonische vergadering konfirmant przystępujący do bierzmowania د عضویت کاندید конфирмант birmovanec, -vanka birmanec, birmanka konfirmant konfirmand ผู้เข้าพิธีศีลมหาสนิท Hristiyan/Musevi cemaatine kabul edilmiş kimse 即將接受堅信理的人 конфірмант مذهبى تصديق حاصل كرن‍ے والا người được làm lễ kiêm tín 受宗教洗礼的人
conˈfirmed adjective
1. settled in a habit or way of life. a confirmed bachelor/drunkard. verstok مُدْمِن، دائِم ، ثابِت заклет inveterado zapřisáhlý, notorický hartnäckig inkarneret; uforbederlig που ισχύει από πεποίθηση empedernido veendunud, parandamatu خو گرفته؛ نا متغییر vannoutunut invétéréמושבע पक्का, सुदृढ़ potvrđen, uvjeren megrögzött terbiasa varanlegur; forfallinn inveterato 凝り固った 상습적인 užkietėjęs nelabojams; pārliecināts kaki verstoktuforbederlig, fast bestemt, kronisk, inngrodd zatwardziały نا متغیر inveterado inve­terat закоренелый zanovitý zagrizen, zakrknjen zakleti inbiten, oförbätterlig ที่เกิดขึ้นเป็นประจำ ıslah olmaz 成習慣的 переконаний, запеклий پخت‍ہ، پکا thành cố tật 成习惯的
2. (of a person) who has received religious confirmation. lidmaat, aangenome مُثبَّت получил първо причастие crismado biřmovaný der Kofirmierte konfirmeret που έχει λάβει το (χριστιανικό) χρίσμα (για πρόσωπο) confirmado leeritatu شخصی که به عضویت کامل کلیسا درآمده است konfirmoitu confirmé אָדַם שְׁנִכנָס בִּבְרִית הַכּנֵסִייָה पूर्ण सदस्य potvrđenik konfirmált, bérmált resmi diterima sebagai calon/anggota Gereja cresimato 堅信礼を受けた 견진 성사를 받은 konfirmuotas iesvētīts ahli gereja geconfirmeerd; gevormd konfirmert konfirmata څوک چی د کلیسا کاملن عضویت لری конфирмованный birmovaný birmanec, birmanka onaj ko je krizman konfirmerad เกี่ยวกับผู้ที่เข้าพิธีศีลมหาสนิท Hristiyan/Musevi cemaatine kabul edilmiş 為某人施堅信禮 конфірмований تصديق شده được làm lễ kiêm tín 给...施坚信礼
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confirmation

تَأْكِيد potvrzení bekræftelseBestätigungεπιβεβαίωσηconfirmación vahvistusconfirmation potvrdaconferma 確認 확인bevestigingbekreftelsepotwierdzenieconfirmaçãoподтверждение bekräftelse การยืนยันteyit sự xác nhận证实
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conformation

symmetrical arrangement of parts: The conformation of the structure was very pleasing.
Not to be confused with:
confirmation – verification: receive an e-mail confirmation for an order placed online; a religious rite or ceremony: Her whole family attended her confirmation.
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

Confirmation Bias Definition

con·for·ma·tion

(kŏn′fər-mā′shən)n.
1. The act of conforming or the state of being conformed.
2. The structure or outline of an item or entity, determined by the arrangement of its parts.
3. A symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing.
4. One of the spatial arrangements of atoms in a molecule that can come about through free rotation of the atoms about a chemical bond.
con′for·ma′tion·al·ly adv.
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conformation

(ˌkɒnfɔːˈmeɪʃən) n
1. the general shape or outline of an object; configuration
3. the act or state of conforming
4. (Chemistry) chem
b. one of the configurations of a molecule that can easily change its shape and can consequently exist in equilibrium with molecules of different configuration
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con•for•ma•tion

(ˌkɒn fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən)
n.
2. symmetrical arrangement of parts.
3. the act or process of conforming; adaptation.

Confirmation Bias

5. an atomic spatial arrangement that results from rotation of carbon atoms about single bonds within an organic molecule (contrasted with configuration).
con`for•ma′tion•al,adj.

Confirmation Catholic

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Noun1.conformation - a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
equipoise, counterbalance, equilibrium, balance - equality of distribution
2.conformation - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); 'he could barely make out their shapes'
keenness, sharpness - thinness of edge or fineness of point
bluntness, dullness - without sharpness or clearness of edge or point; 'the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible'
spatial property, spatiality - any property relating to or occupying space
topography - the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
concaveness, concavity - the property possessed by a concave shape
convexity, convexness - the property possessed by a convex shape
angularity - the property possessed by a shape that has angles
curvature, curve - the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface
roundness - the property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular
straightness - freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles
crookedness - having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles
3.conformation - acting according to certain accepted standards; 'their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices'
abidance, compliance, conformity
cooperation - joint operation or action; 'their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission'
formality - compliance with formal rules; 'courtroom formality'
line - acting in conformity; 'in line with'; 'he got out of line'; 'toe the line'
honoring, observance - conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
keeping - conformity or harmony; 'his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion'
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conformation

nounshape, build, form, structure, arrangement, outline, framework, anatomy, configurationPoor conformation means a horse is more susceptible to injury.
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conformation

noun
1. The act of making suitable to an end or the condition of being made suitable to an end:
2. The act or state of agreeing or conforming:
accordance, agreement, chime, conformance, conformity, congruence, congruity, correspondence, harmonization, harmony, keeping.

Confirmation Hearing

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Confirmation Code

conformation

[ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃən]Nconformaciónf, estructuraf
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