Example sentences for: affirming

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

  • Republicans have been floating a proposal under which the Senate, rather than voting to remove Clinton from office, would approve a resolution affirming that Clinton lied under oath and tampered improperly with the judicial system.

  • If blacks and whites, Northerners and Southerners, eventually men and women, could respect each other as Americans participating in the same national drama, they would lay a foundation for affirming their mutual equality.

  • Above all, said Harkin, Rehnquist was affirming that the Senate "can take into account not just the facts and the law, but the public good ...

  • In the '20s and '30s, U.S. judges even issued court rulings affirming Santa Claus' existence.

  • The LAT , in its front-page piece, has this too but adds the detail that, at the insistence of Egypt, the U.S. has also accepted language in the resolution affirming the territorial integrity and independence of Iraq.


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