Affirmation

Definition of Affirmation

Af`fir`ma´tion
n.1.Confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law.
2.The act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion; - opposed to negation or denial.
3.That which is asserted; an assertion; a positive statement; an averment; as, an affirmation, by the vender, of title to property sold, or of its quality.
4.(Law) A solemn declaration made under the penalties of perjury, by persons who conscientiously decline taking an oath, which declaration is in law equivalent to an oath.

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