confirmation confirmation  /ˌkɑn fər ˈmeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
  2. (n) information that confirms or verifies
  3. (n) making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
  4. (n) a ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism
  5. (n) a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church


  1. Audit Confirmation Technology Uncovers Financial Fraud

    Less than nine months after uncovering the $215 million financial fraud at Peregrine Financial Group, said that its electronic audit confirmation service was used to uncover another case of financial fraud.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Accounting Today

  2. Uncovers Another Multi-Million Dollar Financial Fraud

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than nine months after uncovering the $215 million Peregrine Financial Group (PFG) fraud, 's electronic audit confirmation service ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Watt’s confirmation tentatively set for next week

    Rep. Mel Watt's confirmation hearing is tentatively set for next week.                 Watt is President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Federal Housing Administration. He currently represents parts of Charlotte and other North Carolina cities. The Wall Street Journal reports the Senate will question him on June 27.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

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  1. "It's not a coronation but a confirmation process," said Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jeff Sessions Source: The Associated Press

  2. ...Democratic in charge of the Finance committee where Berwick nomination hearing would have taken place, said in a statement today that he's "troubled" by the recess appointment, adding, "Senate confirmation of presidential appointees is an...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Max Baucus Source: TIME (blog)

  3. "There will be a thorough and comprehensive confirmation hearing," Sen. Chris Dodd, the committee's chairman, said this morning. "I expect many serious questions will be raised about the role of the Federal Reserve moving forward and what...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Chris Dodd Source: Politico

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