avowed


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a·vowed

 (ə-voud′)
adj.
Openly declared or publicly acknowledged: an avowed anarchist.
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a•vowed

(əˈvaʊd)

adj.
acknowledged; declared: an avowed enemy.
[1300–50]
a•vow•ed•ly (əˈvaʊ ɪd li) adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.avowed - openly declared as suchavowed - openly declared as such; "an avowed enemy"; "her professed love of everything about that country"; "McKinley was assassinated by a professed anarchist"
declared - made known or openly avowed; "their declared and their covert objectives"; "a declared liberal"
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avowed

adjective declared, open, admitted, acknowledged, confessed, sworn, professed, self-proclaimed She is an avowed vegetarian.
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Translations

avowed

[əˈvaʊd] ADJ (frm) [purpose, opponent, supporter] → declarado
their avowed aim is to disrupt societysu objetivo declarado es causar problemas en la sociedad
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avowed

[əˈvaʊd] adj [aim] → déclaré(e)
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avowed

adjerklärt
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avowed

[əˈvaʊd] adjdichiarato/a
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References in classic literature ?
He has gone from the guddee and put on the shroud, And departed in guise of bairagi avowed!
Now the white road to Delhi is mat for his feet, The sal and the kikar must guard him from heat; His home is the camp, and the waste, and the crowd-- He is seeking the Way as bairagi avowed!
This connection was thus kept private for two reasons, one of which, in the freedom of their inter course, was frankly avowed to Marmaduke, while the other continued profoundly hid in the bosom of his friend, The last was nothing more than pride.
My avowed one, or what I avowed to myself, was to see whether your sister were still partial to Bingley, and if she were, to make the confession to him which I have since made."
Shuttleworthy had set out from Rattleborough very early one Saturday morning, on horseback, with the avowed intention of proceeding to the city of-, about fifteen miles distant, and of returning the night of the same day.
Not a few openly avowed themselves converted to antagonism; the rest needed only a slight stimulus to make a similar avowal.
The opinions which she felt strongly, she avowed boldly; and Cedric, who could not free himself from his habitual deference to her opinions, felt totally at a loss how to enforce his authority of guardian.
He had only himself to please in his choice: his fortune was his own; for as to Frank, it was more than being tacitly brought up as his uncle's heir, it had become so avowed an adoption as to have him assume the name of Churchill on coming of age.
Granting the avowed motive for her journey -- did not her manner, on the morning when the letter was opened, and again on the morning of departure, suggest the existence of some other motive which her letter kept concealed?
I was surprised at the coolness with which John avowed his knowledge of the island, and I own I was half- frightened when I saw him drawing nearer to myself.
Neither of these consequences ought, without evident necessity, to be involved; the latter would be entirely inadmissible, as it would defeat some of the most important and avowed purposes of the proposed government, and would essentially embarrass its measures.
The blunt savagery of Trent, his apparently heartless treatment of his weaker partner, and his avowed unscrupulousness, offended the newcomer much in the same manner as in many ways he himself was obnoxious to Trent.