Definition of avowed in English:

avowed

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Pronunciation: /əˈvaʊd
 
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adjective

[attributive]
  • That has been asserted, admitted, or stated publicly: an avowed atheist they came to power with the avowed aim of promoting religious toleration
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    • In the 2005 parliamentary elections, 99 per cent of Kurds voted for nationalist parties with an avowed secessionist agenda.
    • Stormfront has become a bridge to the mainstream, where controversial comments strangely mirror the rhetoric of avowed racists.
    • The indulgence was a consequence of the context, of the avowed project.

Derivatives

avowedly

adverb
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  • Indeed, reenactment is often avowedly apolitical, purporting not to take a stance vis-a-vis the past.
  • Religion plays a role in several of the portfolios, which reflects the resurgence of Buddhism and other religions in what was, only 20 years ago, an avowedly atheistic country.
  • But the school is avowedly ecumenical so no extra credence is given to practising Anglicans,’ he said.

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