Example sentences for: affirming

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

  • Attestation refers to an employee affirming T&A data to be true, correct, and accurate.

  • For all its comic exaggeration (almost no gangster or Freudian cliché is left unparodied), Analyze This ends up affirming the efficacy of psychoanalysis more than any picture since Spellbound (1945).

  • 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.

  • They are mistakes at sentence level rather than word level; prosodic rather than lexical mistakes; mistakes of stress, intonation, and syntactic segmenting: in effect, accentuating the wrong word or syllable, modulating the pitch incorrectly (a rising rather than falling tone, say, or a questioning rather than affirming tone), and pausing in the wrong place.

  • Friedrich Wilhelm I (1713–1740) despised the baroque glitter of his parents’ court, and subjected the previously easy-going Berliners to a frugal, rigid concept of Preussentum (Prussianness), that is, unquestioning obedience to the ruler and his administrators, and sharply defined class distinctions, affirming the supremacy of the aristocracy and officer class and that of soldiers over civilians in general.


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