One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he affirmed that they would lend military assistance’
declare, state, assert, aver, proclaim, pronounce, attest, swear, avow, vow, guarantee, promise, certify, pledge, give one's word, give an undertaking
2‘the charter affirmed the right of national minorities to use their own language’
uphold, support, defend, maintain, confirm, ratify, endorse, approve, approve of, agree to, consent to, assent to, sanction
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