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Definition of avow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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.
noun (formal) an avowal of love
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