confirmed confirmed  /kən ˈfɜrmd/


  1. (adj) of persons; not subject to change
  2. (adj) having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation


  1. 2 confirmed dead as Black Forest fire continues to grow

    DENVER, June 13 (UPI) -- Two people were confirmed dead as the evacuation zone of the Black Forest fire near Colorado Springs was expanded Thursday, officials said.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Confirmed: Halle Berry is Having a Boy!

    Pacific Coast News Halle Berry is having a boy! The actress' fiancé Olivier Martinez confirmed the exciting news while speaking with People this week from the Champs-Elysées Film Festival. “My son will be an American, but I remain French,” Martinez said in an interview in Paris. The actor then spoke about the difference between red carpet events in France and America. “I’m French — it’s less ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. Confirmed tornado in Somonauk; wind damage in Shabonna

    A confirmed tornado was reported at Somonauk at 4:56 pm moving east at 30 mph. Wind damage has been reported near Shabonna in DeKalb County- trees and power lines down near Shabonna and Sleepy Hollow roads. Latest updates on our …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago


  1. In the letter -- which was dated July 1 and seen by ESPN -- Garrett wrote that he spoke with Baxter and "he has now confirmed that he did not receive a call from your institution. Therefore, USC has no intention of pursuing this matter further. I...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mike Garrett Source: ESPN

  2. "I will make no pledges this week other than this one," Kagan said, "that if confirmed, I will remember and abide by all these lessons: I will listen hard, to every party before the court and to each of my colleagues. I will work hard. And I...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: New Haven Register (subscription)

  3. "Having concluded that it would be in the best interests of the Court to have my successor appointed and confirmed well in advance of the commencement of the Court's next Term, I shall retire from regular active service as an Associate Justice,"...
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: USA Today

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