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TERM

affirm

CONTEXT & COMMENTS

1) Def.: When the court of appeals concludes that the lower court’s judgment is correct and will stand as rendered. 
       • The court of appeals affirmed the trial court’s ruling regarding the admissibility of the defendant’s post-arrest statement.

2) Def.: To solemnly declare rather than to swear under oath.
       • Do you solemnly swear or affirm to tell the truth?

SUGGESTED TRANSLATIONS

1) confirmar || ratificar
2) prometer || afirmar solemnemente || protestar

Category

LEGAL

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Created at 2/27/2014 10:27 AM by jonathanw
Last modified at 3/25/2014 8:56 AM by jonathanw