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1. averment

noun. a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary).

Synonyms

  • accusation
  • contention
  • ipse dixit
  • denial
  • ipsedixitism
  • assertion
  • charge
  • affirmation
  • testimony
  • asseveration
  • avouchment
  • claim
  • avowal
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • affirmative
  • prosecution
  • linger
  • absolve

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • aver (English)
  • aveir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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1. Noun, singular or mass
The technical name for a statement of fact given under oath is an "averment."

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