confirming confirming  /kən ˈfɜr mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
  2. (adj) serving to support or corroborate

News

  1. Hillsborough seeking to land 1,000 of those Amazon jobs

    Hillsborough County officials are confirming they are in the hunt for a third of those 3,000 Amazon.com jobs Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday, dangling subsidies at the online-shopping giant in hopes of luring a distribution center in the South Shore area.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Times Blogs

  2. Apple scores another win over Samsung with validated rubber-band patent

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office plans to issue a reexamination certificate confirming four of Apple’s claims regarding its rubber-band patent, according to FOSS Patents. The patent is one of Apple’s most famous technologies and relates to the bouncing effect in iOS when a user reaches the end of a page while scrolling. One of the claims validated by the USPTO, claim 19, was ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  3. USA: New Study Shows Marriage Equality Has No Effect on Marriage Rate for Straight Couples

    Confirming what most of us have suspected for a long time, a new study from the Portland State University debunks the claim that letting gays and lesbians marry will tank straight marriage.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

Quotes

  1. "I am alarmed by recent studies confirming that BPA leaches from these products into the foods they hold," Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said in the letters. "The preventable release of a toxic chemical directly into the...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. Pelosi, answering questions from reporters Thursday after a speech in Washington, said, "I am not confirming anything."
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Forbes

  3. Bush said in a statement he applauded the "historic decision today confirming what has always been clear in the Constitution: the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear firearms."
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Sandy Post

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