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Confirmation vs. Corroboration

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Confirmationnoun

An official indicator that things will happen as planned.

‘We will send you a written confirmation of your hotel booking.’;

Corroborationnoun

The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation

Confirmationnoun

A verification that something is true or has happened.

‘The announcement in the newspaper was a confirmation of my suspicions.’;

Corroborationnoun

That which corroborates.

Confirmationnoun

A ceremony of sealing and conscious acknowledgement of the faith in many Christian churches, typically around the ages of 14 to 18; considered a sacrament in some churches, including Catholicism, but not in most Protestant churches.

Corroborationnoun

The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information.

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Confirmationnoun

The act of confirming or strengthening; the act of establishing, ratifying, or sanctioning; as, the confirmation of an appointment.

‘Their blood is shedIn confirmation of the noblest claim.’;

Corroborationnoun

That which corroborates.

Confirmationnoun

That which confirms; that which gives new strength or assurance; as to a statement or belief; additional evidence; proof; convincing testimony.

‘Trifles light as airAre to the jealous confirmations strongAs proofs of holy writ.’;

Corroborationnoun

confirmation that some fact or statement is true

Confirmationnoun

A rite supplemental to baptism, by which a person is admitted, through the laying on of the hands of a bishop, to the full privileges of the church, as in the Roman Catholic, the Episcopal Church, etc.

‘This ordinance is called confirmation, because they who duly receive it are confirmed or strengthened for the fulfillment of their Christian duties, by the grace therein bestowed upon them.’;

Confirmationnoun

A conveyance by which a voidable estate is made sure and not voidable, or by which a particular estate is increased; a contract, express or implied, by which a person makes that firm and binding which was before voidable.

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Confirmationnoun

additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct;

‘fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory’;

Confirmationnoun

information that confirms or verifies

Confirmationnoun

making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it;

‘the ratification of the treaty’; ‘confirmation of the appointment’;

Confirmationnoun

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

Confirmationnoun

a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church

Confirmation

In Christian denominations that practice infant baptism, confirmation is seen as the sealing of the covenant created in baptism. Those being confirmed are known as confirmands.

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