averment

noun

aver·​ment ə-ˈvər-mənt How to pronounce averment (audio)
1
: the act of averring
2
: something that is averred : affirmation

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of averment was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Averment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/averment. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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