Affirmation

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Definition: Affirmation


Affirmation

Quick Summary of Affirmation


A solemn and formal declaration that an affidavit is true. This is substituted for an oath in certain cases.




What is the dictionary definition of Affirmation?

Dictionary Definition


A solemn and formal declaration of the truth of a statement, such as an affidavit or the actual or prospective testimony of a witness or a party that takes the place of an oath. An affirmation is also used when a person cannot take an oath because of religious convictions.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Affirmation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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