- the act of averring.
- a positive statement.
Origin of averment
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Examples from the Web for averment
The latter case shows the averment of negligence to have been mere form.The Common Law
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
And the oath prescribed for them on returning was explicitly an averment of truth.The Ordinance of Covenanting
I must take exception, for instance, to his averment “that what we respect and admire,” viz.Tradition
John Francis Arundell
There is no averment in this plea which shows or conduces to show an inability in the plaintiff to sue in the Circuit Court.
To aver that his ancestors were sold as slaves, is not equivalent, in point of law, to an averment that he was a slave.