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affirm

An air traffic control term meaning “yes.” Normally, the shorter form, “affirm,” is used.
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"The project is gaining momentum as the catalyst for creating better standards of living for people in the Eastern Cape," he claims, "if the resultant upgrades of power, railway lines and roads, the massive human development strategy, the increasing number of 'affirmable' small businesses as well as the upstream and downstream opportunities are things to go by."
is to identify this moment as the furthest point in Reed's experience from any affirmable normality, and to assert a measure of normality regained that encompasses both Reed and her Cousin Mary" (89-90).
In any event, the other bases supporting its decision are correct, and the decision is affirmable, irrespective of the present-value analysis.