confirmatory confirmatory  /kən ˈfɜr mə ˌtɔ ri/


  • (adj) serving to support or corroborate


  • Initial soil testing at Ashland's Warren Woods almost done

    One more confirmatory test is needed at Warren Woods before officials can determine just how much arsenic-contaminated soil needs to be removed from the property off Chestnut Street.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News


  1. Commenting on the proposed transaction, Stuart Murray, CEO of Aquarius, said: "Since announcing the Ridge transaction in February 2009, our transaction team has undertaken confirmatory due diligence to reaffirm the attractive prospects for Ridge. We...
    on Mar 26, 2009 By: Stuart Murray Source: FOXBusiness

  2. Dr Johnson commented: "Fewer than 50% of children's medicines have actually been tested in an appropriate age group. Simcyp Simulations allow a clinical study in children to become 'confirmatory' rather than 'exploratory', reducing unnecessary drug...
    on Apr 14, 2008 By: Samuel Johnson Source: (press release)

  3. "We received a positive result on a Western blot confirmatory test conducted at the USDA laboratories in Ames, Iowa, on samples from an animal that had tested 'inconclusive' on a rapid screening test performed on Friday, March 10," said Clifford.
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: John Clifford Source: Environment News Service

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