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confirmation

noun
     
Related topics: Christianity
con‧fir‧ma‧tion [uncountable and countable]
1 a statement, document etc that says that something is definitely true
confirmation of
There has still been no official confirmation of the report.
confirmation that
verbal confirmation that payment has been made
2 a letter etc that tells you that an arrangement, date, time etc is now definite:
Most hotels require confirmation from a prospective guest in writing.
3RRC a religious ceremony in which someone is made a full member of the Christian church

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