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ADVERB (2)

1. by open declaration;
- Example: "their policy has been avowedly Marxist"
- Example: "Susan Smith was professedly guilty of the murders"
[syn: avowedly, professedly]

2. as acknowledged;
- Example: "true, she is the smartest in her class"
[syn: true, admittedly, avowedly, confessedly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Avowed \A*vowed"\, a. Openly acknowledged or declared; admitted. -- A*vow"ed*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

avowedly adv 1: by open declaration; "their policy has been avowedly Marxist"; "Susan Smith was professedly guilty of the murders" [syn: avowedly, professedly] 2: as acknowledged; "true, she is the smartest in her class" [syn: true, admittedly, avowedly, confessedly]