AskDefine | Define avowed

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avowed adj : openly declared as such; "an avowed enemy"; "her professed love of everything about that country"; "McKinley was assassinated by a professed anarchist" [syn: avowed(a), professed(a)]

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  1. past of avow


  1. openly acknowledged
  2. positively stated
  3. asserted under oath, or vow
    • His first avowed intent, to be a pilgrim - Who would true valour see - John Bunyan

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