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An air traffic control term meaning “yes.” Normally, the shorter form, “affirm,” is used.
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In any event, the other bases supporting its decision are correct, and the decision is affirmable, irrespective of the present-value analysis.
As we develop core beliefs over time, our worldview should become consistent, comprehensive, livable, and consistently affirmable (13).
Even though Smith's notion of agency is, according to Mowitt, too "sanguine about such a state of latency," requiring for its viability the belief that "anything would be better than the present order of things to read sheer negativity as affirmable political resistance in itself," Smith rightly stresses that any conception of resistance must account for activism's inscription in activation or latency (Foreword, p.