Definition of Affirmances

1. Noun. (plural of affirmance) ¹



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Definition of Affirmances

1. affirmance [n] - See also: affirmance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affirmances

affinity fraud
affinity labeling
affinity labels
affinity reagent
affinity reagents
affinity tag
affinization
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affinors
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affirm
affirmable
affirmably
affirmance
affirmances (current term)
affirmant
affirmants
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affirmation
affirmations
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affirmative action
affirmative actions
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affirmatively
affirmativeness

Literary usage of Affirmances

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1. Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association by New York State Bar Association (1913)
"1o) 12, affirmances 802, reversals 324, modifications 82. I do not read the intermediate years but they show an increasing efficiency in the Supreme Court ..."

2. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1850)
"Thus, in English appeals there had been between two and three affirmances for one alteration ; in English writs of error, five affirmances to one reversal ..."

3. The History of the Supreme Court of the United States: With Biographies of by Hampton Lawrence Carson (1902)
"New Jersey met with better fortune, the affirmances numbering six, the reversals four, the dismis- - sals two and the unknown results three. ..."

4. The Supreme Court of the United States: Its History by Hampton Lawrence Carson (1892)
"New Jersey met with better fortune. the affirmances numbering six, the reversals four, the dismissals two and the unknown results three Delaware furnished ..."

5. Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the by American Bar Association (1885)
"In twenty-five volumes taken at random throughout the series, I find one thousand one hundred and eighty affirmances, and one thousand one hundred and sixty ..."

6. Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the by American Bar Association (1892)
"I then counted the number of affirmances and reversals ; the number of affirmances was thirteen; of reversals, twelve. This may be more than a general ..."

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