Example sentences for: affirmation

How can you use “affirmation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An analysis piece inside sees the crisis as an affirmation of America's economic power (parroting a piece in yesterday's WP ). The LAT has two front-pagers: The lead says summit heads want to reassure global investors of Asia's stability; the other story claims the public is pressuring Japan to rescue its ailing banks.

  • If we think of the prohibition against slavery and involuntary servitude as an affirmation of autonomy, then the passive sentence of the Thirteenth Amendment could be rewritten, without change of content, in the form of the German Basic Law:

  • It called this a "spectacular" affirmation of Europe's desire "to exist by itself, without the help of the United States," going far beyond present forms of military cooperation among European countries.

  • It was a standard apparatchik affair, ending with a predictable affirmation of the old Titoist line that the party must crush nascent Serb nationalism.

  • The pledge ends with an affirmation of the essential promise of our democracy - "with liberty and justice for all."


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