confirmand
noun Etymology: Latin confirmandus, gerundive of confirmare Date: 1884 a candidate for religious confirmation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • confirmand — [ kɔ̃firmɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1907; de confirmer ♦ Personne qui va recevoir le sacrement de confirmation. Les confirmands. ● confirmand, confirmande nom (latin ecclésiastique confirmandus) Personne qui va recevoir le sacrement de confirmation. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • confirmand — [kän΄fər mand′, kän′fər mand΄] n. a person who is to be confirmed in a religious ceremony …   English World dictionary

  • confirmand — /kon feuhr mand , kon feuhr mand /, n. a candidate for or recipient of religious confirmation. [1880 85; < L confirmandus to be confirmed, ger. of confirmare to CONFIRM] * * * …   Universalium

  • confirmand — noun A candidate for confirmation or affirmation of baptism. A person, usually a youth, who is going about the process of being confirmed …   Wiktionary

  • confirmand — con|fir|mand Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • confirmand — candidate for religious confirmation Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • confirmand — con·firm·and || kÉ’nfÉ™mænd adj. preparing for religious confirmation n. candidate for religious confirmation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confirmand — [ kɒnfəmand] noun a person about to undergo the religious rite of confirmation …   English new terms dictionary

  • confirmand — con·fir·mand …   English syllables

  • confirmand — n. Eccl. a person who is to be or has just been confirmed …   Useful english dictionary

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