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The study confirms the findings of earlier research.
Please bring something with you that confirms your identity.
The doctor may do a test to confirm that you are pregnant.
Their strange behaviour was enough to confirm my suspicions.
When she saw the letter her worst fears were confirmed.
His words confirmed me in my belief that our cause was right.
The date of the meeting is still to be confirmed.
You can make an appointment now, and then call nearer the time to confirm.
The parliament's decision still has to be confirmed in a referendum.
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