Confirmation vs Formation - What's the difference?

confirmation | formation |


As nouns the difference between confirmation and formation

is that confirmation is confirmation while formation is formation.

confirmation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An official indicator that things will happen as planned
  • Verification that something has happened
  • A sacrament of sealing and strengthening in many Christian Churches, often including a ceremony of anointing
  • * {{quote-song
  • , year = 1977 , title = (Only the Good Die Young) , composer = (Billy Joel) , album = , passage = You got a nice white dress / and a party on your confirmation . / You've got a brand new soul, / mm, and a cross of gold. }}

    formation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something possessing structure or form.
  • The act of assembling a group or structure.
  • (geology) A rock or face of a mountain.
  • (military) A grouping of military units or smaller formations under a command, such as a brigade, division, wing, etc.
  • (military) An arrangement of moving troops, ships, or aircraft, such as a wedge, line abreast, or echelon. Often "in formation".
  • The process of influencing or guiding a person to a deeper understanding of a particular vocation.
  • Synonyms

    * (military grouping of units) battle group, brigade group, task force, combat team * (military arrangement of forces) tactical formation, battle formation