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avowal

[uh-vou-uh l] /əˈvaʊ əl/
noun
1.
an open statement of affirmation; frank acknowledgment or admission.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; avow + -al2
Related forms
preavowal, noun
reavowal, noun
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