affirmatio

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Examples (rhetoric)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin affirmātiō (affirmation; confirmation).

Noun[edit]

affirmatio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Making a statement as if it were in response to a question or were in dispute, especially when it is not.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From affirmō (affirm, assert) +‎ -ātiō.

Noun[edit]

affirmātiō f (genitive affirmātiōnis); third declension

  1. affirmation, declaration, assertion
  2. confirmation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative affirmātiō affirmātiōnēs
genitive affirmātiōnis affirmātiōnum
dative affirmātiōnī affirmātiōnibus
accusative affirmātiōnem affirmātiōnēs
ablative affirmātiōne affirmātiōnibus
vocative affirmātiō affirmātiōnēs

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