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English definition of “avowal”

avowal

noun [C or U] uk   /əˈvaʊ.əl/ formal us  
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
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