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  1. Affirming

    of Affirm

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  1. affirmingverb

    Verb form of the word affirm.

    Affirming the positive humanity knows intelligently in its consciousness it is creating unified peace.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirming in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of affirming in a Sentence

  1. Justice Antonin Scalia:

    The Declaration of Independence, however, is not a legal prescription conferring powers upon the courts; and the Constitution's refusal to deny or disparage other rights is far removed from affirming any one of them, and even farther removed from authorizing judges to identify what they might be, and to enforce the judges' list against laws duly enacted by the people.

  2. Timothy Dolan:

    When you do that, a savvy person says, 'Boy, that's sure good of him that he is affirming what we do good. But on the other hand, are we doing it as well as we should?' ' there's where the examination of conscience comes in.

  3. Robert Seymour:

    He was willing to take controversial stands on a number of things as a member of our church -- being against the death penalty, affirming gays and lesbians, protesting nuclear proliferation, he was one who has been willing to speak out on issues that many might hesitate to take a stand on.

  4. Mikiko Galpin -LRB- he/him -RRB-:

    If we're talking about The Supreme Court reversal from an intersectional perspective of gender affirming care and reproductive justice, we've seen these attacks directed at gender-affirming care and more widely just the transgender community dating back to the bathroom bills, these bills are primarily focused on this rhetoric of transgender people either being deemed a danger to themselves or a danger to other people. And I think similarly, the language that's used to deny abortion services also sort of relies a little bit on a rhetoric of protecting people from themselves.

  5. Boston Children Hospital:

    As we submitted in our statement yesterday afternoon for hysterectomies and other genital surgeries performed as part of gender-affirming care, Boston Children’s requires a patient to be capable of consenting for themselves, age 18 is used to reflect the standard age of majority for medical decision-making. Boston Children’s does not perform genital surgeries as part of gender-affirming care on a patient under the age of 18.

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