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avowed

[uh-voud] /əˈvaʊd/
adjective
1.
acknowledged; declared:
an avowed enemy.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see avow, -ed2
Related forms
avowedly
[uh-vou-id-lee] /əˈvaʊ ɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
avowedness, noun
self-avowed, adjective
unavowed, adjective
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