[ uh-voud ]
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  1. acknowledged; declared: an avowed enemy.

Origin of avowed

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at avow, -ed2

Other words from avowed

  • a·vow·ed·ly [uh-vou-id-lee], /əˈvaʊ ɪd li/, adverb
  • a·vow·ed·ness, noun
  • self-a·vowed, adjective
  • un·a·vowed, adjective

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