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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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confirm someone in something

to perform a religious rite that ties one more closely to one's religion. They confirmed her in the church this morning.
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07 meters, 2 kilometres from the resource area, all confirm the considerable expansion potential.
The safety research overwhelmingly confirms that Chromax chromium picolinate is a safe nutritional supplement," according to Ronald S.
New research results released today confirm that infectious variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) prions that cause the human form of "mad cow disease" can be removed from blood.
Some 60 drill holes were completed within the currently defined resources to confirm the continuity of the SZ between 4,600 ft (1,400 m) and 6,000 ft (1,800 m).
In BW5329, (TX-BOUNDLESS/THE-ENTITY) confirms record date for reverse split, first graph, first sentence should read xxx has confirmed with its transfer agent (sted has confirmed with UMB Bank, its transfer agent).
We believe the occurrence of multiple zones confirms the strength of the Hanging Wall Zones of the HGZ at depth and the potential to continue to increase the level of reserves and resources in these zones.
Furthermore, the study confirms that BVDV, used in Aventis Behring's virus validation studies, is the appropriate model virus for virus inactivation validation studies since it is more robust than WNV.
Robert Despres, as Trustee whose appointment was approved by the Quebec Securities Commission last April 23rd, confirms that CINAR meets the requirements contained in its Articles with respect to multiple voting shares and the maintenance of their multiple voting rights.
higher education clients confirms customer satisfaction and positive
The user confirms his or her identity by touching VeriMe's fingerprint sensor - the live fingerprint is compared to the stored template.