Meaning of “avowed” in the English Dictionary

"avowed" in British English

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avowedadjective [ before noun ]

uk /əˈvaʊd/ 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 /əˈvaʊ.ɪd.li/ us /əˈvaʊ.ɪd.li/

an avowedly feminist author

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

"avowed" in American English

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avowedadjective

us /əˈvɑʊd/

stated or admitted:

an avowed enemy
avowedly
adverb us /əˈvɑʊ·ɪd·li/

(Definition of “avowed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)