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affirmance

[uh-fur-muh ns] /əˈfɜr məns/
noun
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English affermance < Middle French; see affirm, -ance
Related forms
nonaffirmance, noun
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  • Failure to so comply would result in the affirmance of the appeal by operation of law.
  • If an appeal is taken, the divorce is not absolute until after affirmance of the decree.
  • In his response to the self-insured's appeal, the claimant urges affirmance.
  • The claimant responds to the appeal, urging affirmance.

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