averment

noun
aver·​ment | \ ə-ˈvər-mənt How to pronounce averment (audio) \

Definition of averment

1 : the act of averring
2 : something that is averred : affirmation

First Known Use of averment

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Averment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/averment. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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