noun avow·al \-ˈva(-ə)l\

: an open and public statement

Full Definition of AVOWAL

:  an open declaration or acknowledgment

Examples of AVOWAL

  1. I didn't believe her avowal of innocence.
  2. The couple exchanged avowals of love.

First Known Use of AVOWAL

circa 1686


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