confirmation
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌkɑn.fəɹˈmeɪ.ʃən/, [ˌkʰɑɱ.fɚˈmeɪ.ʃn̩]
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌkɒn.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/, [ˌkʰɒɱ.fəˈmeɪ.ʃn̩]
Noun

confirmation

  1. An official indicator that things will happen as planned.
    We will send you a written confirmation of your hotel booking.
  2. A verification that something is true or has happened.
    The announcement in the newspaper was a confirmation of my suspicions.
  3. A ceremony of sealing and conscious acknowledgement of the faith in many Christian churches, typically around the ages of 14 to 18; considered a sacrament in some churches, including Catholicism, but not in most Protestant churches.
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