Translation of affirm in Spanish:


declarar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈfərm//əˈfəːm/

transitive verb

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    (innocence/commitment) declarar
    yes, they will, he affirmed —sí, lo harán —aseveró / declaró
    • a pilgrimage to affirm their faith una peregrinación para manifestar públicamente su fe
    • The evidence provided by the Secretary of State supported and affirmed much of the reporting in the Press.
    • She nodded, as if agreeing with herself would affirm her words.
    • What the movie does affirm is a couple of very sad truths: that human beings hurt and abuse each other over and over again without realising the effect that this has on others.
    • In the normal course of events, by punishing the guilty and not punishing the innocent, a system of criminal law affirms shared values and supports social cohesion.
    • In this way, he publicly affirmed his restored links with the left-wing, experts said.
    • It was a beautiful ritual that allowed me to publicly affirm the vows that I had sworn so many years before.
    • We are peace-loving people and we do not let others suppress us, he said, affirming the policies of the government.
    • You affirm justice and uphold the idea of higher forces being in control.
    • But I discovered that most other churches never make their members publicly affirm this doctrine.
    • Nevertheless, the department continues to affirm its commitment to public safety.
    • That the company's technology deficit should be so publicly acknowledged affirms that it longs to catch up: it doesn't usually publicize tactical withdrawals until long after the fact.
    • What interests me is that these women affirmed work as the integral definer of their identity.
    • By 1996, all member states had affirmed their support to the adoption of national legislation or other suitable measures to give effect to the principles of the code.
    • The vendor has publicly affirmed that it will continue to support and promote the product.
    • The new citizens promised to uphold British values and either affirmed or swore to ‘be faithful to Her Majesty, her heirs and successors according to law’.
    • Both Bush and Allawi affirmed on Thursday that elections would be held as promised.
    • As part of the message, he affirmed the team's support for the struggle of the tribal people for dignity, respect and liberty.
    • On campus they have affirmed the equality of women, invited lay people to peer and team ministry, accepted homosexuals and allowed them to have their own voice.
    • However, it may be an example of an ideal affirmed by everyone but not always fully supported in practice.
    • The statement affirmed the two countries' willingness to maintain their diplomatic, economic and military ties.
    • Still, a willingness to clearly affirm an alternative vision of human relationships would be a significant start.
    • It supported the proposal to foster more regeneration - provided it allows for sensitive re-use of historic buildings - but affirmed its support for locally distinctive new developments.
    • Prominent doctors are enlisted to publicly affirm the malady's ubiquity.
    • That means any two people who are not already married can publicly and formally affirm their commitment to each other.
    • Dean has explained that he was just trying to mirror and affirm the enthusiasm of his supporters who were in that room in Iowa.
    • Labor's foreign policy affirms that engagement with Asia must always be at the forefront of our diplomacy.
    • While Legault affirmed his support for the 67-year-old leader, he said he could change his mind at a later date.
    • When will we be able to celebrate it and affirm it and support it?
    • Such status also supports the photograph's definition as object, thus affirming its artistic value through a disassociation with traditional photographs, both fine art and commercial.
    • They have unanimously affirmed their support for management and the strategy for taking the company forward.
    • They are quoted because they support and affirm conventional hopes for life after death.
    • He was careful to proclaim his allegiance to President Karzai, and affirmed that he would send more money to the center if they needed it.
    • My book argues for pluralism in which classical absolute claims are upheld but their limits are affirmed.
    • A civic place should be a space where we can publicly affirm the different modes in which we might belong to a community.
    • Individuals or ensembles therefore look for those signs of achievement in order to affirm their own sense of mission and purpose.
    • They affirm our heritage and maintain sanctity of our multi-ethnic roots.
    • Willinsky notes that citations are often used for one's own purposes, to support or affirm a particular idea.
    • She then affirmed publicly her respect for the communal authorities.
    • In supporting this motion, we affirm those values.
    • The writer talked about her struggles to publicly affirm spiritual values in a culture that is deeply cynical.
  • 2

    (confirm, ratify)
    (contract/judgment) ratificar
    • This wide discretion of the chief constable to keep the peace was affirmed by the House of Lords.
    • The difficulty for the applicant is that he has been unable to point to any errors of law in the judgment of the federal magistrate or, indeed, in the judgment of the Justice, which affirmed the federal magistrate's decisions.
    • Three and one-half years later, the resulting Final Judgment affirms the validity of the original agreement.
    • Judgment in favor of patentee respecting validity issues was affirmed on interlocutory appeal, in suit against the parent.
    • Although both agreements affirm the duty of parties to prevent and eliminate land-based marine pollution, they do not as such prescribe detailed standards for doing so.

intransitive verb

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    jurar por su honor