not confirm

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I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.
The assistant, however, did not confirm the doctor's words.
Edward raised his head, looked at his mother, and then, finding that she did not confirm the order, began cutting off the heads of his leaden soldiers.
Gilmore's recollection of the document did not confirm that view, or if they wished for any additional particulars about the Asylum (the address of which he mentioned, as well as the names and addresses of the two doctors on whose certificates the patient was admitted), he was ready to answer any question and to clear up any uncertainty.
It was difficult, after this, to explain what I meant; but I persisted so far as to say that we all hoped he would check and not confirm Richard in the sanguine views he entertained just then.
On Monday, Kris, 61, appeared on "Live with Kelly and Ryan," but the momager did not confirm her daughter's pregnancy.
According to media reports, there was also an incident at the tourist landmark Grand Place, but the spokesperson could not confirm this .
He could not confirm reports that the captives were brought to Basilan as supposedly reported by civilians there.
According to the sources, the very reason was not confirm that either the snacks were poisonous or the available drinking water in schools.
BAGHDAD / NINA / official source stressed that the facts on the ground did not confirm the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Iraqi territory.
The Defence Ministry would not confirm the report but said it would issue a statement soon.
The letter does not confirm if Post Office Limited are one of these bidders, and does not rule out the contract for DVLA business being taken away from the Post Office, he said.