• IPA: /əˈvaʊ/

avow (avows, present participle avowing; past and past participle avowed)

  1. (transitive) To declare openly and boldly, as something believed to be right; to own, acknowledge or confess frankly.
  2. (transitive) To bind or devote by a vow.
  3. (legal) To acknowledge and justify, as an act done. See avowry.
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  1. (obsolete) avowal

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