Translation of avow in Spanish:

avow

Pronunciation: /əˈvaʊ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [literary/literario] reconocer*, confesar* she avowed herself (to be) one of his followers reconoció or admitió ser seguidora suya
    More example sentences
    • I don't think it's impermissible for the judge to openly avow that that Constitution is morally praiseworthy, that the United States is morally praiseworthy.
    • It is best explicable as an index of old-fashioned attitudes and its correlation with racism simply shows that it is now old-fashioned to avow openly racist attitudes.
    • After openly avowing that his soul was bound with hers, William could not but be impatient with Elizabeth for refusing to make up her mind.

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