An example of a confirmation is making sure dinner reservations are set.
An example of Confirmation is the sacrament a few years after Holy Communion in the Catholic faith where young adults become full members of the church.
An example of Confirmation is the Jewish ceremony after completion of religious training where young Jews reaffirm their belief in Judaism.
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Origin of confirmation
- From Old French confirmacion, from Latin confirmatio, noun of process from confirmatus (“confirmed”), perfect passive participle of confirmare, from con- (“with”) + firmare (“to firm or strengthen”)