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Affirmance  n.  
Confirmation; ratification; confirmation of a voidable act. "This statute... in affirmance of the common law."
A strong declaration; affirmation.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Affirmance" Quotes from Famous Books

... and how can a convergent intent be collected from the same word in the constitution, that every one not a slave is to be accounted an elector? Except for the word citizen, which stands in the context also as a term of qualification, an affirmance of these propositions would extend the right of suffrage to aliens; and to admit of any exception to the argument, its force being derived from the supposed universality of the term, would destroy it. Once concede that there may be a freeman in one sense of it, who is not so in another, and ...
— Diary in America, Series One • Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

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