Definition of Confirmation hearing
1. Noun. A hearing held by the US Senate to gather information on whether to approve or reject candidates for high federal office who are nominated by the president.
Confirmation Hearing Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Confirmation Hearing Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Confirmation Hearing
Literary usage of Confirmation hearing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sexual Harassment Policy Survey of Fifty States and the District of Columbia (1993)
"The public's response to Professor Anita Hill's dramatic testimony during the Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Judge Clarence Thomas illustrates that ..."
2. IRS Oversight: Congressional Hearings edited by William V. Roth, Jr. (1999)
"I remember the Chairman's opening statement at my confirmation hearing last October. ... Mr. Chairman, at my confirmation hearing, I pledged to bring about ..."