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Definition of the adjective affirmatory
What does affirmatory mean as an attribute of a noun?
- affirming or giving assent
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Primarily for the Use of Students, But Adapted Also to the Use of the Profession at Large by J. Kendrick Kinney
Making certain what otherwise would be obscure or doubtful ; explanatory ; affirmatory. Declaratory statute: a statute which, instead of introducing a new law, only declares what is the existing law. In Scots law. Declaratory action: an action in ...
Cyclopædia of Australasia; Or, Dictionary of Facts, Events, Dates, Persons, and Places Connected with the Discovery, Exploration, and Progress of the British Dominions in the South (1881)
From the Earliest Dawn of Discovery in the Southern Ocean to the Year 1881 by David Blair
The affirmatory part of the proposition having been adopted the first reason was withdrawn, and, as an amendment on the second, a proposition moved by Hay was adopted. It was to the effect, " That such arrangements as had been made, ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)
Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)
An affirmatory declaration. Avow, a-vow', v. a. ( avouer, Fr.) To declare ; to profess ; to assert ; to justify. Avow able, a-vow'a-bl, a.
by Robert Hunter
Declarative, expressive, affirmatory, affirmative. “ . . . whether the bill should or should not be declaratory."–Macaulay: Hist. Eng.
The Encyclop Dic Dictionary (1901)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
Declarative, expressive, affirmatory, ...
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)
A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
Declarative, expressive, affirmatory, affirmative. “. . . whether-the-bill should-or- should not be declaratory."--Macaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. xv. * Followed by of before that which is declared or affirmed. “. . . merely declaratory of the law as it stood.
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4I1R1M3A1T1O1R1Y4
The value of this 11-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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