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confirmation

kon fer may shuhn

  • n  additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • n  information that confirms or verifies
  • n  making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
    confirmation of the appointment
  • 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
  • n  a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church
News & Articles

  • Confirmation.com 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, Confirmation.com 's electronic audit confirmation service ...
    June 18, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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.
    June 18, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte
  • Audit Confirmation Technology Uncovers Financial Fraud
    Less than nine months after uncovering the $215 million financial fraud at Peregrine Financial Group, Confirmation.com said that its electronic audit confirmation service was used to uncover another case of financial fraud.
    June 18, 2013 - Accounting Today
Quotes

  • Jeff Sessions in The Associated Press
    It's not a coronation but a confirmation process,said Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama.
  • Max Baucus in TIME (blog)
    ...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...
  • Chris Dodd in Politico
    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...

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