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English definition of “avowal”

avowal

noun [C or U]     /əˈvaʊ.əl/ formal
a statement in which you say or admit something that you believe , support , or intend to do: They were imprisoned for their avowal of anti-government beliefs . Her public avowals to reduce crime have yet to be put into effect .Assertions and asserting
(Definition of avowal noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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