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Definition of "avowed" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of avow. (verb)
  • Openly acknowledged (adjective)
  • Positively stated (adjective)
  • Asserted under oath, or vow (adjective)

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Use "avowed" in a sentence
  • "“Actually, I’ve been known to be witty for a full ten minutes,” Gawain avowed with a lift of his eyebrows."
  • "The reclaimed faithful need only forgo the ordination of women and of (I think I should here add the word avowed) homosexuals."
  • "It is why Israelis recently voted in right winger Binyamin Netanyahu and why he, in turn, was compelled to name avowed racist Avigdor Lieberman, founder of far-right Yisrael Beitenu (Israel Our Home party, whose electoral base are the immigrants from the former Soviet Union) as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel."