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affirm

[ə'fɜːm] брит. / амер.

гл.; книжн.

  1. подтверждать; утверждать, одобрять (обычно решение суда)

  2. поддерживать, упрочивать, усиливать

  3. (публично) заявлять о поддержке, демонстрировать уважение

  4. юр. давать в суде обещание говорить правду

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affirm

[ə'fæːm]

v

утверждать; подтверждать

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Well, I affirm that my reader is wrong again, for my convictions have nothing to do with my sentence of death.
И что же? я объявляю, что читатель мой ошибется, и что убеждение мое совершенно независимо от моего смертного приговора.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Where Miss Taylor failed to stimulate, I may safely affirm that Harriet Smith will do nothing.
Там, где тщетны оказались усилия мисс Тейлор, Гарриет Смит не преуспеть.
Austen, Jane / EmmaОстин, Джейн / Эмма
Эмма
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Emma
Austen, Jane
© 2006 by Pearson Education, Inc.
While we can affirm that neither Mercury nor the Moon has atmosphere, tlie contrary is true for Venus, the second planet in distance from the Sun.
Если для Меркурия и Луны можно считать доказанным отсутствие атмосферы, то для Венеры, второй от Солнца планеты нашей системы, присутствие атмосферы совершенно несомненно.
Перельман, Яков / Занимательная астрономияPerelman, Yakov / Astronomy for Entertainment
Astronomy for Entertainment
Perelman, Yakov
Занимательная астрономия
Перельман, Яков
The key to not getting bogged down in fear is to affirm what is.
Не поддаваться страхам можно только в том случае, если вы готовы принять свершившееся так, как есть.
Butler-Bowdon, Tom / 50 self-help classics : 50 inspirational books to transform your lifeБатлер-Боудон, Том / 50 книг и великих идей, которые помогут вам изменить свою жизнь
50 книг и великих идей, которые помогут вам изменить свою жизнь
Батлер-Боудон, Том
50 self-help classics : 50 inspirational books to transform your life
Butler-Bowdon, Tom
© Tom Butler-Bowdon 2003
He brought himself, for instance, to affirm that “the former founders of Chorny Peredel” were once among the “fiercest opponents of the constitution”.
Он решился, например, утверждать, что «бывшие основатели Черного Передела» принадлежали когда-то к числу «самых ярых противников конституции».
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Conscious that considerable expertise has been built up within the SAARC countries on disease prevention, management and treatment, States Parties affirm their willingness to share knowledge and expertise with other countries in the region.
Сознавая, что в странах — членах СААРК накоплен значительный опыт в деле профилактики и лечения болезней и борьбы с ними, государства-участники заявляют о своей готовности делиться знаниями и опытом с другими странами региона.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Comparing this fact with the corresponding theorems of classical mathematics, we can affirm here the existence of an essential difference between constructive and classical mathematics.
Сопоставляя этот факт с соответствующими теоремами классической математики, мы можем констатировать наличие в этом пункте существенного расхождения между конструктивной математикой и классической математикой.
Sanin, A. / Constructive real numbers and constructive function spacesШанин, А. / КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ВЕЩЕСТВЕННЫЕ ЧИСЛА И КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ФУНКЦИОНАЛЬНЫЕ ПРОСТРАНСТВА
КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ВЕЩЕСТВЕННЫЕ ЧИСЛА И КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ФУНКЦИОНАЛЬНЫЕ ПРОСТРАНСТВА
Шанин, А.
Constructive real numbers and constructive function spaces
Sanin, A.
© 1968 by the American Mathematical Society
"But what makes you affirm so confidently and emphatically that it's not he?"
— Но почему же вы так твердо и с такою настойчивостью утверждаете, что не он?
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
affirm the charters and appoint to, and relieve of, the post of the Director Generals of subordinate organizations;
утверждает уставы и назначает на должность и освобождает от должности руководителей подведомственных организаций;
© 2009 Роспатент
For my own part, I may truly affirm, that I was less concerned than my nurse.
Признаюсь откровенно, я был меньше огорчен этими известиями, чем моя нянюшка.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
They strongly affirm that any measures taken by States to combat terrorism must be in accordance with States’ obligations under the international human rights instruments.
Они решительно заявляют о том, что любые меры, принимаемые государствами в ходе борьбы с терроризмом, должны соответствовать обязательствам государств по международным документам в области прав человека.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The Appeals Tribunal may affirm, reverse, modify or remand the judgement of the Dispute Tribunal.
Апелляционный трибунал может подтвердить, отменить, изменить или возвратить на повторное рассмотрение решение Трибунала по спорам.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
I couldn't affirm that you are,' observed my young lady, wondering at his pertinacious assertion of what was evidently an untruth.
Я не могу объявить, что ты здоров, - сказала моя молодая госпожа, удивляясь, почему он так настойчиво утверждает явную неправду.
Bronte, Emily / Wuthering HeightsБронт Эмили / Грозовой перевал
Грозовой перевал
Бронт Эмили
© Издательство "Правда", 1988
Wuthering Heights
Bronte, Emily
©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Today we can affirm that the cold war is over.
Сегодня можно утверждать, что холодная война окончилась.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
It wasn’t my magic; the Primordial Power itself decided whether to affirm a magician’s words.
Это была не моя магия, изначальная Сила сама решала, подтвердить слова мага или нет.
Lukyanenko, Sergei / The Last WatchЛукьяненко, Сергей / Последний Дозор
Последний Дозор
Лукьяненко, Сергей
The Last Watch
Lukyanenko, Sergei

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affirm1/14
ə'fɜːmVerbподтверждать; утверждать; одобрятьExamples

I affirm that it is true. — Я подтверждаю, что это правда.
The ministry affirmed that the visit had been postponed. — В министерстве подтвердили, что визит отложен.
That such a report existed in Claudian's time cannot now be affirmed. — Сейчас нельзя доказать, что сведения об этом существовали ещё во времена Клавдия.

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Collocations

affirm a judgment
утверждать приговор
to affirm or deny the existence of a conflict
подтверждать или отрицать наличие конфликта
to affirm or deny the existence of a conflict
подтверждать или отрицать наличие спора
to affirm one's readiness
подтверждать свою готовность
to affirm one's readiness
подтверждать свою решимость
to affirm
свидетельствовать
to affirm
утверждать
to affirm conviction
утверждать обвинительный приговор
to affirm a decision
утверждать решение
material condition affirm
донесение о состоянии материальной части

Word forms

affirm

verb
Basic forms
Pastaffirmed
Imperativeaffirm
Present Participle (Participle I)affirming
Past Participle (Participle II)affirmed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I affirmwe affirm
you affirmyou affirm
he/she/it affirmsthey affirm
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am affirmingwe are affirming
you are affirmingyou are affirming
he/she/it is affirmingthey are affirming
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have affirmedwe have affirmed
you have affirmedyou have affirmed
he/she/it has affirmedthey have affirmed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been affirmingwe have been affirming
you have been affirmingyou have been affirming
he/she/it has been affirmingthey have been affirming
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I affirmedwe affirmed
you affirmedyou affirmed
he/she/it affirmedthey affirmed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was affirmingwe were affirming
you were affirmingyou were affirming
he/she/it was affirmingthey were affirming
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had affirmedwe had affirmed
you had affirmedyou had affirmed
he/she/it had affirmedthey had affirmed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been affirmingwe had been affirming
you had been affirmingyou had been affirming
he/she/it had been affirmingthey had been affirming
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will affirmwe shall/will affirm
you will affirmyou will affirm
he/she/it will affirmthey will affirm
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be affirmingwe shall/will be affirming
you will be affirmingyou will be affirming
he/she/it will be affirmingthey will be affirming
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have affirmedwe shall/will have affirmed
you will have affirmedyou will have affirmed
he/she/it will have affirmedthey will have affirmed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been affirmingwe shall/will have been affirming
you will have been affirmingyou will have been affirming
he/she/it will have been affirmingthey will have been affirming
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would affirmwe should/would affirm
you would affirmyou would affirm
he/she/it would affirmthey would affirm
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be affirmingwe should/would be affirming
you would be affirmingyou would be affirming
he/she/it would be affirmingthey would be affirming
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have affirmedwe should/would have affirmed
you would have affirmedyou would have affirmed
he/she/it would have affirmedthey would have affirmed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been affirmingwe should/would have been affirming
you would have been affirmingyou would have been affirming
he/she/it would have been affirmingthey would have been affirming
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am affirmedwe are affirmed
you are affirmedyou are affirmed
he/she/it is affirmedthey are affirmed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being affirmedwe are being affirmed
you are being affirmedyou are being affirmed
he/she/it is being affirmedthey are being affirmed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been affirmedwe have been affirmed
you have been affirmedyou have been affirmed
he/she/it has been affirmedthey have been affirmed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was affirmedwe were affirmed
you were affirmedyou were affirmed
he/she/it was affirmedthey were affirmed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being affirmedwe were being affirmed
you were being affirmedyou were being affirmed
he/she/it was being affirmedthey were being affirmed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been affirmedwe had been affirmed
you had been affirmedyou had been affirmed
he/she/it had been affirmedthey had been affirmed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be affirmedwe shall/will be affirmed
you will be affirmedyou will be affirmed
he/she/it will be affirmedthey will be affirmed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been affirmedwe shall/will have been affirmed
you will have been affirmedyou will have been affirmed
he/she/it will have been affirmedthey will have been affirmed