Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A frank admission or acknowledgment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An open declaration of affirmation or admission of knowledge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An open declaration; frank acknowledgment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An open declaration; a frank acknowledgment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

Etymologies

avow +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

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