confirmed - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/kənˈfɜː(r)md/
  1. 1
    [only before noun] always living in a particular way, having a particular belief, or behaving in a particular way

    He is a confirmed bachelor.

    a confirmed atheist

  2. 2
    proved and therefore known to be true or accurate

    There have been eight confirmed cases of the disease.