affirmation of fact


affirmation of fact
A statement concerning a subjectmatter of a transaction which might otherwise be only an expression of opinion but which is affirmed as an existing fact material to the transaction, and reasonably induces the other party to consider and rely upon it, as a fact

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • basis — Fundamental principle; groundwork; support; the foundation or groundwork of anything; that upon which anything may rest or the principal component parts of a thing. Accounting. Term used in accounting, especially in tax accounting, to describe… …   Black's law dictionary

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