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confirm (one) in (something)

To incorporate one more thoroughly into a religion through a specific ceremony. The bishop will confirm the students in the church later this year.
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confirmed bachelor

euphemism A homosexual man. Nellie, you do know that Jim is a confirmed bachelor, right? That's why he's not responding to your advances.
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confirmed bachelor

a male homosexual. euphemistic
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As of 14 December, there have been 29 confirmed cases in West Yorkshire, 20 confirmed cases in Cheshire and Liverpool, 16 confirmed cases in
The remaining two cases are a 19-year-old female, from Cardiff who is a direct contact of a confirmed case in Warwick and a 22-year-old female from Caerphilly, who is a contact of a confirmed case in Oxford.
There have now been 752 cases confirmed in England, 463 in Scotland, eight in Northern Ireland and three in Wales, the Health Protection Agency said.
There are 109 confirmed cases of swine flu in the West Midlands.
Nigeria, 3 confirmed outbreaks, 5 suspected outbreaks in February.
A dead raven found in October 2003 in Pearblossom provided the first confirmation of West Nile virus in the Antelope Valley, but no further sign of the disease was found locally until it was confirmed in the birds last month.
WILLIAMS : confirmed Mark Webber; likely Jenson Button
2% up on the same period last year (249, 000 confirmed places) and represents a record figure.
However, electron microscopy definitively confirmed that the first neoplasm was epithelial in origin and that the second tumor was a sarcoma that had arisen in the radiation field rather than a recurrence of the original tumor (figure 2).
While not confirmed at press time, it was reported that Dow and Exxon were likely to support the move.
Timmins Nickel president Stephen McIntype said the company feels the ore reserves and grades have been confirmed.
Confirmed skills in project management using Agile methodology
The first death caused by the A(H1N1) virus outside of the Americas was confirmed Sunday by the British government following the death of a Scottish patient in Scotland.
However, only [approximately equal to] 10% of positive results were confirmed by reverse transcription-PCR, which suggests frequent false-positive results or viral clearance.