affirmatory

[uh-fur-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective

Origin:
1645–55; affirmat(ion) + -ory1

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affirmatory

adjective
affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes" [syn: affirmative] [ant: negative
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Therefore, the importance of the district reviews as both critical and affirmatory tools cannot be overstated.
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