Solemn+affirmation

  • 1 solemn affirmation — index affidavit, affirmation, averment, oath Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 make solemn affirmation — index avouch (avow), confess, speak Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 affirmation — I noun absolute assertion, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adfirmatio, adjurement, affirmance, approval, assertion, assertory oath, asseveration, attest, attestation, authentication, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, confirmation,… …

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  • 4 Affirmation — • A solemn declaration accepted in legal procedure in lieu of the requisite oath Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Affirmation     Affirmation      …

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  • 5 Affirmation — Af fir*ma tion, n. [L. affirmatio: cf. F. affirmation.] 1. Confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion; opposed to {negation} or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 solemn averment — index affirmance (legal affirmation), affirmation, asseveration, attestation, avouchment, confirmation, declaration, surety ( …

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  • 7 solemn avowal — index adjuration, affirmance (legal affirmation), affirmation, asseveration, attestation, avouchment, confirmation, declaration …

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  • 8 solemn declaration — index affirmation, asseveration, attestation, avouchment, certification (attested copy), commitment (responsibility), co …

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  • 9 affirmation — [af΄ər mā′shən] n. [L affirmatio] 1. the act of affirming 2. something affirmed; positive declaration; assertion 3. Law a solemn declaration, but not under oath: permitted to one who has conscientious objections to taking oaths …

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  • 10 Affirmation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Affirmation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 affirmance affirmance affirmation Sgm: N 1 statement statement allegation assertion predication declaration word averment Sgm: N 1 confirmation confirmation …

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  • 11 Affirmation in law — For other uses, see Affirmation (disambiguation). In law, an affirmation is a solemn declaration allowed to those who conscientiously object to taking an oath. An affirmation has exactly the same legal effect as an oath, but is usually taken to… …

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  • 12 affirmation — /af euhr may sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or an instance of affirming; state of being affirmed. 2. the assertion that something exists or is true. 3. something that is affirmed; a statement or proposition that is declared to be true. 4. confirmation or …

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  • 13 affirmation — n. 1. Assertion, declaration, asseveration, word, averment, protestation, avowal, allegation, saying, statement, pronouncement, announcement, predication, testimony, deposition. 2. Confirmation, ratification, approval, establishment, indorsement …

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  • 14 affirmation — A solemn and formal declaration or asseveration that an affidavit is true, that the witness will tell the truth, etc.; this being substituted for an oath in certain cases. A solemn religious asseveration in the nature of an oath. See also… …

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  • 15 affirmation — A solemn and formal declaration or asseveration that an affidavit is true, that the witness will tell the truth, etc.; this being substituted for an oath in certain cases. A solemn religious asseveration in the nature of an oath. See also… …

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  • 16 affirmation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Positive assertion Nouns 1. (positive statement) affirmation, statement, allegation, assertion, predication, declaration, profession, proclamation, manifesto, averment. Informal, say so. See information …

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  • 17 affirmation —   n. Law, solemn declaration by person who refuses to take the oath for reasons of conscience.    ♦ affirmant, n. person making affirmation …

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  • 18 affirmation — A positive statement. A solemn statement or declaration, made as a substitute for a sworn statement by a person whose conscience will not permit him to swear. 39 Am J1st Oath § 13. An affirmation of fact constituting a representation is a… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 affirmation — n. 1 the act or process of affirming or being affirmed. 2 Law a solemn declaration by a person who conscientiously declines to take an oath. Etymology: F affirmation or L affirmatio (as AFFIRM) …

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  • 20 affirmation — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the act of affirming b. something affirmed ; a positive assertion 2. a solemn declaration made under the penalties of perjury by a person who conscientiously declines taking an oath …

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