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confirm

verb To verify, rule in.
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confirm

(kŏn-fĭrm′) [L. confirmare, to strengthen]
To show by repetition of a test (or with a complementary test) that a result initially obtained is accurate.
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With the first patient dosed in the confirmatory phase 3 study, BioArctic will receive the milestone payment of EUR15m, which contributes positively to BioArctic's revenues in the second quarter of 2019.
"And so my idea of a confirmatory ballot is not a religious point or a point of ideology, it's just how do you get an outcome, how do you sort this out?
"If the point of the exercise is to get a sustainable majority, over several weeks or months of delivering on the implementation, you can't leave a confirmatory vote out of the package.
In case the confirmatory drug test results turn positive, Carreon said the drivers and conductors will be subjected to initial intervention through on-site counseling.
AFI informed the court that her performance at confirmatory trial was not satisfactory and therefore, she cannot be considered for the Asian Games.
We've gathered some data but we feel we can gather more data so that's why we're doing confirmatory well, not in the same area but somewhere near,' he said.
Elizabeth Selvin, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, and colleagues examined the prognostic performance of a single-sample confirmatory definition of undiagnosed diabetes among 12,268 participants in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study without diagnosed diabetes at baseline and with 25 years of follow-up for incident diabetes, cardiovascular outcomes, kidney disease, and mortality.
Given variations in practice and effectiveness of confirmatory testing, previous research has questioned the role of confirmatory testing for management of onychomycosis [8-11].
NEW YORK--A recent study indicates that continuous glucose monitoring (COM) without finger sticking is as safe and effective as COM with confirmatory blood glucose monitoring in adults with type 1 diabetes.
The author has organized the main body of his text in fifteen chapters devoted to classical design, the two-stage adaptive confirmatory design method, K-stage adaptive confirmatory design methods, sample-size re-estimation design, special two-stage group sequential trials, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
They provide information needed to design large confirmatory studies that aim to provide definitive evidence on the efficacy/effectiveness of novel interventions.