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Definition of confirmation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, countable]
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  1. 1a statement, letter, etc. that shows that something is true, correct, or definite I'm still waiting for confirmation of the test results.
  2. 2a ceremony at which a person becomes a full member of the Christian Church a confirmation service
  3. 3a Jewish ceremony similar to a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah but usually for young people over the age of 16
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: confirmation