Definition of 'avowed'
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A distinction was always the avowed aim. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And what the mere situation of sitting down to write may cause to avowed intention is well known to Freudian theory. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)By the same token, Walpole was a step closer to his avowed aim of seizing power. A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)
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Used Occasionally. avowed is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'avowed'
British English: avowed ADJECTIVE
If you are an avowed supporter or opponent of something, you have declared that you support it or oppose it.
She is an avowed vegetarian.
Definition of avowed from the Collins English Dictionary
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