Meaning of “aver” in the English Dictionary

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"aver" in British English

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aververb [ T ]

uk /əˈvɜːr/ us /əˈvɝː/ -rr- formal

to say that something is certainly true:

The lawyer averred her client's innocence.
[ + speech ] "He's guilty, I tell you," she averred.
[ + that ] She averred that he was guilty.

(Definition of “aver” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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