AskDefine | Define averment

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averment n : a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) [syn: assertion, asseveration]

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Noun

  1. The act of averring, or that which is averred; affirmation; positive assertion.
  2. Verification; establishment by evidence.
  3. A positive statement of facts; an allegation; an offer to justify or prove what is alleged.

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