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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
confirm /kən'fə:m/
  • ngoại động từ
    • xác nhận; chứng thực
      • to confirm someone's statement: xác nhận lời tuyên bố của ai
    • thừa nhận, phê chuẩn
      • to confirm a treaty: phê chuẩn một bản hiệp ước
    • làm vững chắc, củng cố
      • to confirm one's power: củng cố quyền lực
    • làm cho (ai) nhiễm sâu (một thói quen, một nếp nghĩ...)
      • to confirm someone in his chain-smoking: làm cho ai nhiễm sâu cái tật hút thuốc lá liên tục
    • (tôn giáo) làm lễ kiên tín cho
Concise Dictionary
+establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
+strengthen or make more firm
+make more firm
+support a person for a position
+administer the rite of confirmation to

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 ratify, sanction, authorize, endorse, support, sustain, approve, uphold, back up, validate, verify, recognize; authenticate, accredit:
By-laws shall not take effect unless confirmed by the local authority.
2 establish, settle, affirm, ensure, clinch, substantiate, guarantee, bind, seal:
The king thereby confirmed his control over the islands.
3 strengthen, encourage, fortify, reinforce, corroborate, substantiate, buttress, prove:
Later events confirmed his opinion.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 to state or show that sth is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence: [VN] Rumours of job losses were later confirmed + His guilty expression confirmed my suspicions. + Please write to confirm your reservation (= say that it is definite). + [V (that)] Has everyone confirmed (that) they're coming? + [V wh-] Can you confirm what happened? + [VN that] It has been confirmed that Lewis's next fight will be against Bruno.
2 [VN] ~ sth
~ sb (in sth) to make sb feel or believe sth even more strongly: The walk in the mountains confirmed his fear of heights.
3 [VN] to make a position, an agreement, etc. more definite or official; to establish sb/sth firmly: After a six-month probationary period, her position was confirmed. + He was confirmed as captain for the rest of the season.
4 [VN] [usually passive] to make sb a full member of the Christian Church: She was baptized when she was a month old and confirmed when she was thirteen.
Collocation Dictionary


merely, only, simply
This latest tragedy merely confirms my view that the law must be tightened.
| officially
The plans were officially confirmed yesterday.


be able/unable to, can/could | appear to, seem to, tend to
These new symptoms tend to confirm my original diagnosis.

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