Definition of reaffirmation in English:

reaffirmation

noun

  • 1A reassertion or confirmation of a fact or belief.

    ‘a reaffirmation of the conventional values of marriage and family’
    • ‘This gathering is a reaffirmation of faith in our industry and a demonstration of support and commitment to its success.’
    • ‘The exhibition is a striking reaffirmation of his prodigious talent.’
    • ‘They are an important reaffirmation of the nation's commitment to separation of church and state.’
    • ‘War memorials were indeed reaffirmations of the symbols of decency, comradeship, and sacrifice expressed by millions of soldiers during the war.’
    • ‘His work is not a new direction but a reaffirmation of a familiar one.’
    • ‘This position represents a reaffirmation of the industrial and economic dimensions of our country's national security.’
    • ‘For those of us in the field of dementia care it offers a reaffirmation of what we are doing and why.’
    • ‘This country needs to have a period of moral reaffirmation.’
    • ‘His 1999 election victory was a reaffirmation of faith in the party's ultimate ability to deliver socio-economic improvements.’
    • ‘One of the year's best, the movie is a reaffirmation that this director is one of the best that ever lived.’
    • ‘Art is a strong reaffirmation that people, wherever they are in the world and whatever they do to earn a living, share the same basic emotions.’
    1. 1.1The action of reasserting or confirming something.
      ‘the reaffirmation of old alliances’
      • ‘Others have called for a reaffirmation of the principles of liberal education.’
      • ‘The government's reaffirmation of its decision to reject calls for an immediate public inquiry has fuelled questions about its intentions.’
      • ‘A reaffirmation of the lease in 1934 stated that the United States was to pay $2,000 in gold each year.’
      • ‘The court's reaffirmation is a constructive thing.’
      • ‘They yoked their critique of capitalism to a passionate reaffirmation of the egalitarian Enlightenment principles of the American Revolution.’
      • ‘The many particular proposals to which we agreed are less important than the report's explicit reaffirmation of the centrality of human rights commitments.’
      • ‘They marked World Health Day with a focus on road safety and a reaffirmation of the industry's long-standing commitment to fighting drunk driving.’
      • ‘His reaffirmation of the need for humanitarian aid seemed heartfelt.’
      • ‘Our argument, however, is more than a reaffirmation of the need for consultation.’
      • ‘We highly appreciate the reaffirmation of this policy by the Prime Minister.’
      • ‘We take these reaffirmations and that pledge very seriously.’

Pronunciation

reaffirmation

/riːˌafəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/