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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 avow /əˈvaʊ/
 (vt.)聲明,承認,招認

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·vow v. t. [imp. & p. p. Avowed (░); p. pr. & vb. n. Avowing.]
 1. To declare openly, as something believed to be right; to own or acknowledge frankly; as, a man avows his principles or his crimes.
 Which I to be the of Israel's God
 Avow, and challenge Dagon to the test.   --Milton.
 2. Law To acknowledge and justify, as an act done. See Avowry.
 Syn: -- To acknowledge; own; confess. See Confess.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·vow, n.  Avowal. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·vow, v. t. & i.  To bind, or to devote, by a vow. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·vow, n. A vow or determination. [Archaic]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 avow
      v 1: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before
           God I swear I am innocent" [syn: affirm, verify, assert,
            aver, swan, swear]
      2: admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about [syn: avouch]
         [ant: disavow]