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affirm

Confirm, ratify, positively acknowledge as correct. One may affirm a statement in an affidavit.Witnesses may affirm that all testimony to be given will be true and accurate.

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Release date- 15082019 - Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) affirms the ratings on the outstanding Series 2016-2 Notes, Series 2017-2, Series 2017-3, 2017-4 and Series 2018-2 Notes (see below).
Milan/London: Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Lagos State's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to Stable from Negative and affirmed the IDRs at 'B+'.
Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlooks of National Bank of Bahrain (NBB), BBK B.S.C (BBK) and Ahli United Bank B.S.C (AUB) to Negative from Stable and affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Defaults Ratings (IDRs) of NBB and BBK at 'BB+' and AUB at 'BBB+'.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of three banks in Singapore.
The short-term IDR was affirmed at F1+, while the outlook IDR was revised to "stable" from "positive".
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 15, 2010--Fitch affirms BBVA long-term IDR at AA-(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
As for evolutionism, I don't think it is admissible because it is an ideology that denies purpose and holds that everything is due to chance and to necessity, as Jacques Monod affirms in his book Chance and Necessity, proposing atheist materialism.
* What does it mean for the church to embody a doctrine that affirms the life-creating and life-affirming nature of the Creator who from the very beginning of the creation narrative calls it "very good" (Gen 1:31)?
These blessings acknowledge a sanctification, which the church has discerned to exist already, and which the community affirms to be authentic.
Catholicism affirms life, affirms flesh, affirms pleasure, affirms art and music, affirms a God who is present in the objects and events and persons of daily life.
The rating actions follow the recent revision of Italy's Outlooks on its Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) on 31 August 2018 (see "Fitch Revises Italy's Outlook to Negative; Affirms at 'BBB'" at www.fitchratings.com) and Fitch's subsequent rating action on LRGs, such as the Autonomous Province of Trento for Cassa del Trentino, Trentino Trasporti and Trentino Sviluppo.
Moody's affirms the ratings and stable outlooks of the following 14