Avouchment A*vouch"ment, n. The act of avouching; positive declaration. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • avouchment — I noun acknowledgment, adjuration, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, asseveration, assurance, attest, attestation, averment, avowal, avowance, declaration, formulation, oath, open statement of affirmation, positive assertion, positive statement …   Law dictionary

  • avouchment — noun Date: 1574 an act of avouching ; avowal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • avouchment — See avouch. * * * …   Universalium

  • avouchment — noun a) The act of avouching. b) A positive declaration …   Wiktionary

  • avouchment — n. avowal; statement that asserts the truth of something; an act of avouching …   English contemporary dictionary

  • avouchment — avouch·ment …   English syllables

  • avouchment — noun a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something • Syn: ↑avowal, ↑affirmation • Derivationally related forms: ↑affirm (for: ↑affirmation), ↑avow (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • attestation — I noun act of bearing witness, adjuration, affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, attest, attesting declaration, authentication, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, declaration, endorsement, oath, solemn averment, solemn… …   Law dictionary

  • avowal — I noun acknowledgment, adjurement, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, asseveration, attestation, authentication, averment, aveu, avouchment, avowance, confessio, confession, confirmation, contention, corroboration, declaration, endorsement,… …   Law dictionary

  • oath — n 1: a solemn attestation of the truth of one s words or the sincerity of one s intentions; specif: one accompanied by calling upon a deity as a witness 2: a promise (as to perform official duties faithfully) corroborated by an oath compare… …   Law dictionary

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