transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-rr-)
- [formal] afirmar, asegurarMore example sentences
- ‘I guess these sorts of things happen in every field but since this is a glamour field, they are highlighted more,’ she avers.
- In his prologue he avers that the international community faces a period that is ‘uncertain and politically unstable’.
- ‘When I went to the US and the UK for training, I visited hospitals, schools, police stations and other organisations to study their management methods,’ he avers.
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