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affirm

An air traffic control term meaning “yes.” Normally, the shorter form, “affirm,” is used.
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London: Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlooks of nine Italian insurance groups to Negative from Stable while affirming their Insurers Financial Strength (IFS) Ratings and Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs).
Westhelle reminds us of the reality of our neighbors in the two-thirds world and observes that to be created in the image of God is to participate in affirming the dignity of those who do not have a vital space to exist.
Yet, John Paul II was committed to the tradition of Nostra Aetate and he wanted to honor our difference while affirming our common rootedness in God.