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- affirmaunce (obsolete)
- (uncountable) The act of affirming, affirmation
- (countable, law) A decision upholding the decision of a lower court or agency
1934, Report of the Commission on the Administration of Justice in New York State, page 388:
- Of these 248 appeals the Appellate Division reviewed 4, rendering 3 affirmances and 1 reversal, 75% affirmances, 25% reversals.
- (court decision): reversal
affirmation — see affirmation