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affirm

An air traffic control term meaning “yes.” Normally, the shorter form, “affirm,” is used.
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My restatement, it will be seen, respects and absorbs the prevailing law on 'actual election', and also tolerates a limited conception of 'imputed election', but it is a narrower intellection of affirmatory election than some of the modern alternative accounts of the subject purport to offer or allow.
But more than that, the preconditions for imputation of a binding affirmatory election simply remain under-determined in the case law on the subject.
III TAXONOMIZING AFFIRMATORY ELECTION (I): COASTAL ESTATES PTY LTD V MELEVENDE
Euripides: "Helen" (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), 4-9, argues that tragedy is a popular, affirmatory art form.
God's affirmation of the divine promise of salvation in Jesus Christ calls for an affirmatory Amen on the part of humanity.
The well-meaning pluralism of AL, then, can simply declare `bodily-kinesthetic' intelligence equally valuable to `mathematical-logical' by providing such an affirmatory setting in the classroom.
That chorale is not only famous, of course, but also famously defiant and affirmatory in its text.