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Definition of avow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

avow

 verb
verb
NAmE//əˈvaʊ//
 
avow that… avow something + speech (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they avow
 
he / she / it avows
 
past simple avowed
 
-ing form avowing
 
 
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to say firmly and often publicly what your opinion is, what you think is true, etc. An aide avowed that the president had known nothing of the deals.
NAmE//əˈvaʊəl//
 
noun (formal) an avowal of love
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