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re·af·firm / ˌrēəˈfərm/ • v. state again as a fact; assert again strongly: the prime minister reaffirmed his commitment to the agreement | he reaffirmed that it was essential to strengthen the rule of law. ∎  [tr.] confirm the validity or correctness of (something previously established): the election reaffirmed his position as leader.DERIVATIVES: re·af·fir·ma·tion / ˌrēˌafərˈmāshən/ n.