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averment

[uh-vur-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of averring.
2.
a positive statement.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English averrement < Middle French. See aver, -ment

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averment

noun
a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) [syn: assertion
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