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avow

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He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Samuel Smiles
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English

Etymology

From Old French avouer.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to avow

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to avow (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To declare openly and boldly, as something believed to be right; to own, acknowledge or confess frankly.
    Vito avowed to take revenge on the man who murdered his father.
  2. (transitive) To state in a positive manner.

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