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avowed

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /əˈvaʊd/ formal
stated: The government's avowed intent/purpose/aim is to reduce tax. An avowed traditionalist, he is against reform of any kind.
avowedly
adverb uk   us   /əˈvaʊ.ɪd.li/
an avowedly feminist author
Translations of “avowed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開承認的, 公開宣稱的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开承认的, 公开宣称的…
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