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confirmed (adj.)

late 14c., of diseases, "firmly established," past-participle adjective from confirm. From mid-15c. as "supported by authority or proof." Of persons, "established in the habit, inveterate," from 1826.

updated on February 28, 2018

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Definitions of confirmed from WordNet

confirmed (adj.)
of persons; not subject to change;
a confirmed bachelor
a confirmed invalid
confirmed (adj.)
having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation;
confirmed reservations
received confirmed reports of casualties
a confirmed Catholic
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