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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.
See also: bachelor, confirmed
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confirmed bachelor

a male homosexual. euphemistic
See also: bachelor, confirmed
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Mohd Hasbi confirmed that he did not tell the investigating officer regarding the political donation remark when his statement was being recorded for this case.
In total, more than 200 suspected cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever have been reported in this outbreak, all but a couple of dozen of them confirmed, while some 130 people have died since July.
NRW has been made aware of three confirmed cases of blue-green algae in Wales so far this year, although it says there may be more.
NRW has been made aware of three confirmed cases of bluegreen algae in Wales so far this year - although they say there may be more, and they are currently checking with teams across Wales.
Mastung -- One hundred and twenty eight people including Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, younger brother of former chief minister Balochistan Aslam Raisai and BAP candidate for Balochistan Assembly, were martyred and over 200 others injured on Friday in a suicide blast in Mastung, provincial Health Minister Faiz Kakar has confirmed.
Torres confirmed that he had received plenty of offers from around the world, but opted to join good friend Andres Iniesta in Japan.
There will be recruitment drives to be held abroad later this year, a source has confirmed.
A batch of mosquitoes sampled June 28 in Highland Park has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first confirmed indicator of the year in Lake County.
New Delhi: Holding wait-listed e-tickets, railway passengers can now breathe a sigh of relief as the Supreme court has recently ruled that they may be allowed to board the train in-case passengers holding confirmed berths do not take the train journey.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs confirmed the highly pathogenic H5N6 strain of avian influenza in chickens at three poultry farms in Pyeongtaek and Yangju, Gyeonggi Province, and Asan, South Chungcheong Province, Sunday.
'We are trying to verify that, up to now wala pa kaming nako-confirm, [We haven't confirmed anything just yet.]' the DND chief added.
MEGHAN Markle will be both baptised and confirmed as she prepares for her church wedding with Prince Harry.
Since then, the media outlets have reported several times about the death of the ISIL leader, though the information has never been confirmed.