avowal

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noun avow·al \-ˈvau̇(-ə)l\

Definition of avowal

  1. :  an open declaration or acknowledgment

Examples of avowal in a sentence

  1. I didn't believe her avowal of innocence.

  2. The couple exchanged avowals of love.

Circa 1686

First Known Use of avowal

circa 1686


AVOWAL Defined for English Language Learners

avowal

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noun avow·al \-ˈvau̇(-ə)l\

Definition of avowal for English Language Learners

  • : an open and public statement


AVOWAL Defined for Kids

avowal

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noun avow·al \ə-ˈvau̇-əl\

Definition of avowal for Students

  1. :  an open declaration



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